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Glossary of Station 11

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abbrechen
to interrupt, discontinue
abschliessen
to finish, complete
Akzent
accent
Armee
army, military
befuerchten
to fear
beitreten
to join
sich beschaeftigen mit
to be concerned with
bewerten
to judge, consider
einen Bund schliessen
to form a federation
Dialekt
dialect
sich drehen um
to revolve around
Eidgenossenschaft
Swiss federation
einfuehren
to introduce
festhalten an
to hold onto something
Franken
Swiss currency
Fremdsprache
foreign language
gemeinsamen haben
to have something in common
geniessen
to enjoy
halten fuer
to take something for something else (?)
sich heraushalten
to keep out of something
Hintergrund
background
mitwirken
to participate
Mundart
dialect
Offizier
officer
Rundblick
panorama
Schweizerdeutsch
dialects of Switzerland
Soldat
soldier
umliegend
surrounding
unabhaengig
independent, independently
verbrennen
to burn
vermeiden
to avoid
Wahlrecht
right to vote
waehlen
to elect
wechseln
to change, switch
Wehrdienst
military service
Zivildienst
alternative to military service, e.g. in hospitals
beschliessen
to decide
aufzuhoeren
to stop
Verhaeltnis
relationship
aufrichtig
sincere
ueberzeugt
convinced
Abschaffung
abolition
entscheiden
to decide
allgemeine
compulsory
Grundausbildung
military training school
eineinhalb
one and a half
fuehrend
leading
Gesetz
law
weiterhin
as always
leisten
to do
waechst staendig
steadily increasing
erwaehnt
mentioned
begeistert
fascinated
Zeitgenosse
contemporary
Gegner
opponents
Boersenplatz
stock exchange market
Verschwiegenheit
privacy
Konten
accounts
Staatenbund
federation
Wirtschaftsraum
business market
wehren
to defend oneself

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