IM

Präp. + Art.
1. in1
2. bei Monatsnamen: im Mai in May; bei Zeiträumen: im Herbst in autumn (bes. Am. fall); im Mittelalter in the Middle Ages
3. in festen Verbindungen: im Grunde basically; im Bau under construction; im Gegenteil on the contrary; im Kommen sein be coming; im Wachsen sein be growing (oder developing); sie war schon im Gehen going, on her way
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[iː'|ɛm] abbr (Stasi) collaborator
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IM
<-s, -s>
[i:ʔˈɛm]
m o f Abk von inoffizieller Mitarbeiter [Stasi] collaborator
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= inoffizieller Mitarbeiter
This term refers to 'unofficial collaborators' of the Stasi. These informers were often ordinary people in the former GDR who had been recruited or pressurized by the Stasi to spy on neighbours, family, and friends. However, some were prominent figures in the West
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IM m/f; -(s), -s; abk (inoffizieller Mitarbeiter, inoffizielle Mitarbeiterin) hist DDR: unofficial collaborator (of the secret service “Stasi”)
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= inoffizieller Mitarbeiter
This term refers to 'unofficial collaborators' of the Stasi. These informers were often ordinary people in the former GDR who had been recruited or pressurized by the Stasi to spy on neighbours, family, and friends. However, some were prominent figures in the West
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präp.
at prep.

Deutsch-Englisch Wörterbuch. 2013.


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