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Ziel

  
   nt   , -(e)s, -e  
a    (=Reiseziel)   destination  
(=Absicht, Zweck)  
goal, aim, objective  
[+von Wünschen, Spott]  
object  
mit dem Ziel ...      with the aim or intention ...  
etw zum Ziel haben      to have sth as one's goal or aim  
jdm/sich ein Ziel stecken or setzen      to set sb/oneself a goal  
er hatte sich sein Ziel zu hoch gesteckt      he had set his sights too high  
sich ($) etw zum Ziel setzen      dat   to set sth as one's goal etc  
einer Sache ($) ein Ziel setzen      dat   to put a limit on sth   (=eindämmen)   to limit sth  
zum Ziel kommen or gelangen        (fig)   to reach or attain one's goal etc  
am Ziel sein      to be at one's destination, to have reached one's destination     (fig)   to have reached or achieved one's goal  
dieser Weg führte ihn nicht zum Ziel        (fig)   this avenue did not lead him to his goal  
b      (Sport)   finish  ,   (bei Pferderennen)    finish(ing post), winning post,   (bei Rennen)    finish(ing line)
durchs Ziel gehen      to pass the winning post or finishing post/to cross the finishing line  
c      (Mil, Schießsport)     (fig)   target  
ins Ziel treffen      to hit the target  
über das Ziel hinausschießen        (fig)   to overshoot the mark  
d      (Comm)   (=Frist)   credit period  
mit drei Monaten Ziel      with a three-month credit period  


Start-Ziel-Sieg         m  
  (Sport)  
runaway victory
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

zielen, Ziegel, Ziesel, zielend

am Ziel sein exp.
to be at one's destination ; to have reached one's destination ; to have reached {or} achieved one's goal

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to pass the winning post {or} finishing post/to cross the finishing line
exp.
to reach one's goal ; to attain one's end {or} goal
exp.
to hit the target
exp.
with the aim {or} intention ...
exp.
to have sth as one's goal {or} aim
exp.
to aim at a goal
[Fig.]
exp.
to fly past {or} go flying past a target
exp.
to overshoot the mark
[Fig.]
exp.
to go straight to the point
[Fig.]
exp.
to pursue an objective single-mindedly
exp.
to set sth as one's goal {etc}
exp.
to keep one's objective in view
exp.
to put a limit on sth ; to limit sth
exp.
to be fourth at the finish
exp.
with no end
exp.
immoderately
exp.
with a three-month credit period
exp.
they were neck and neck at the finish
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'Ziel' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
ein Ziel setzen
exp.
sein Ziel verfehlen
exp.
sein Ziel erreichen
exp.
durchs Ziel gehen
[Sport]
exp.
durchs Ziel gehen
[Sport]
exp.
übers Ziel hinausschießen
[Lit.][Fig.]
exp.
sich ein Ziel setzen
exp.
das Ziel meiner Wünsche
exp.
das Ziel nicht erreichen
exp.
er hat sein Ziel erreicht
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"Ziel": examples and translations in context
Für jedes allgemeine Ziel sollten detailliertere operative Ziele festgelegt werden. For every general objective, more detailed operational objectives should be established.
Das allgemeine Ziel soll mittels Erreichen spezifischer Ziele verfolgt werden. The general objective shall be pursued through the achievement of specific objectives.
Ziel ist die Entwicklung innovativer Produkte mit hohem Kundennutzen. The aim is to develop innovative products with high customer value.
Ziel dieser Standards ist die Gewährleistung sicherer und effizienter Kartenzahlungssysteme. The aim of these standards is to ensure that the card payment schemes are secure and efficient.
Globale Abrüstung ist ein übergeordnetes Ziel der Sicherheitspolitik. Global disarmament should be the overarching goal of any policy on security.
Das Ziel: gemeinsame Strategien aus der globalen Wirtschaftskrise entwickeln. The goal: develop common strategies to overcome the global economic crisis.
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