statt translation | German-English dictionary

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statt

  
1       prep   +gen or (old, inf, wenn kein Artikel) +dat   instead of  
statt meiner/seiner/ihrer etc      in my/his/her etc place, instead of me/him/her etc  
statt Urlaub(s)      in lieu of or instead of holiday   (Brit)  , instead of vacation   (US)     
statt Karten      heading of an announcement expressing thanks for condolences in place of individual replies   heading of an announcement expressing thanks for condolences in place of individual replies  
an meiner/seiner/ihrer statt      in my/his/her stead form  or place  
an Kindes statt annehmen        (Jur)   to adopt  
an Zahlungs statt        (Comm)   in lieu of payment  
    Eid  
    stattdessen  
2       conj   instead of  
statt zu bleiben      instead of staying  
statt zu bleiben, wollte ich lieber ...      rather than stay I wanted to ...  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
statt Urlaub exp.
in lieu of {or} instead of holiday ; instead of vacation
statt Urlaubs

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
instead of staying
exp.
to adopt
[Leg.]
exp.
to adopt sb
exp.
in my/his/her {etc} place ; instead of me/him/her {etc}
exp.
to make a declaration in lieu of oath
[Leg.]
exp.
I do solemnly declare that ...
exp.
rather than stay I wanted to ...
exp.
in lieu of payment
[Bus.]
exp.
in my/his/her stead {or} place
exp.
(child) adoption
exp.
there is no censorship
exp.
the livestock are being brought down from the mountain pastures now
exp.
the cattle are driven up to the (Alpine) pastures at the beginning of May
exp.
the debate took place in an empty house
exp.
it was a quiet funeral
exp.
it/this/that will be followed by a discussion
exp.
only the immediate family were present at the wedding
exp.
Spain and Italy meet next month
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'statt' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
statt dessen
exp.
du hast f statt fis gespielt
exp.
Sie haben fis statt f gespielt
exp.
der Gebrauch von Margarine statt Butter
exp.
morgen findet ein Tennismatch statt
exp.
der Prozess findet nächste Woche statt
exp.
die Besprechungen finden meistens dienstags statt
exp.
das Treffen findet am Montag statt
exp.
an seiner Stelle {oder} statt
exp.
es fand zu einer ungünstigen Zeit statt

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