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'The Sound of Music' is set in 1938 in Austria at the time of the Anschluss.
Alexander Hanson

Meaning of "Anschluss" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ANSCHLUSS

German: from anschliessen to join.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ANSCHLUSS

Anschluss  [ˈænʃlʊs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ANSCHLUSS

noun
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conjunction
determiner
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Anschluss is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ANSCHLUSS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Anschluss

Anschluss

The Anschluss ( listen) (spelled Anschluß at the time of the event, and until the German orthography reform of 1996; German for "connection" or union, political annexation), also known as the Anschluss Österreichs ( pronunciation (help·info)), was the annexation of Austria into Nazi Germany in March 1938. This was in contrast with the Anschluss movement (Austria and Germany united as one country), which had been attempted since as early as 1918 when the Republic of German-Austria attempted union with Germany but was forbidden by the Treaty of Saint Germain and Treaty of Versailles peace treaties.

Definition of Anschluss in the English dictionary

The definition of Anschluss in the dictionary is a political or economic union, esp the annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ANSCHLUSS

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Anselm
anserine
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anserous
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WORDS THAT END LIKE ANSCHLUSS

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Synonyms and antonyms of Anschluss in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Anschluss» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ANSCHLUSS

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The translations of Anschluss from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Anschluss» in English.

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德奥合并
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Translator English - Spanish

Anschluss
570 millions of speakers

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Anschluss
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Anschluss
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

الضم
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Translator English - Russian

аншлюс
278 millions of speakers

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Anschluss
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Anschluss
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Anschluss
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Anschluss
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Anschluss
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併合
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Anschluss
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Anschluss
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Anschluss
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தன்னோடு
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Anschluss
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Anschluss
70 millions of speakers

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Anschluss
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Anschluss
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

аншлюс
40 millions of speakers

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Anschluss
30 millions of speakers
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Anschluss
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Anschluss
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Anschluss
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Anschluss
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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ANSCHLUSS»

The term «Anschluss» is very widely used and occupies the 16.737 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ANSCHLUSS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Anschluss

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QUOTES WITH «ANSCHLUSS»

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Alexander Hanson
'The Sound of Music' is set in 1938 in Austria at the time of the Anschluss.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ANSCHLUSS»

Discover the use of Anschluss in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Anschluss and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Balkan Anschluss: The Annexation of Montenegro and the ...
This book investigates the ambiguous and often troubled relationship between two "Serb states," Montenegro and Serbia. It examines the politics and power plays of Serbs, Montenegrins, and others.
Srdja Pavlovic, 2008
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From Anschluss to Albion: Memoirs of a Refugee Girl, 1938-1940
Transported to England by English Quakers she was lodged with a friend of her family. Feeling very alone Elisabeth had immediately to start learning a new language and to accomodate herself to quite a different culture.
Elisabeth M. Orsten, 1998
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The Anschluss movement,: 1931-1938, and the Great Powers
An authoritative and comprehensive volume on the Anschluss Movement with special reference to Great Power actions and reactions.
Alfred D. Low, 1985
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The Anschluss Movement, 1918-1919, and the Paris Peace ...
THE SHAPING OF BRITISH POLICY ON THE ANSCHLUSS, 1918-1919 "Once Germany has reached Vienna, she is again on the high road to the Balkans and Constantinople and will resume her Drang nach dem Oslen policy, one of the ...
Alfred D. Low, 1974
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Austria, Germany, and the Cold War: From the Anschluss to ...
In the 'Moscow Declaration' of 1943 the Allies officially propagated the notion of Austria as the first victim of Hitlerite aggression and announced their intention to set up a "free and independent Austria" after the war, which finally ...
Rolf Steininger, 2008
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Austria, Germany, and the Anschluss, 1931-1938
Gehl bases his account on the published and unpublished German documents and the published Austrian and British documents.
Jürgen Gehl, 1979
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Escape Home: Rebuilding a Life After the Anschluss - a ...
The book connects family history with historical events, modern architecture in Central Europe (Adolf Loos married Charles Paterson's aunt Claire Beck and did several commissions for the family), and gives form to the elusive concept of ...
Charles Paterson, Carrie Paterson, 2013
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50 Jahre Wahrheit und Methode: Beiträge Im Anschluss an ...
PLEASE NOTE: Only three of the book's twenty-two essays are in English language text. (Series: The Dialogue - Yearbook of Philosophical Hermeneutics - Vol. 5)
Riccardo Dottori, 2012
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Einführung in Das Studium Der Altranzösischen Literatur Im ...
This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process.
Carl Voretzsch, 2009
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Conquering the Past: Austrian Nazism Yesterday & Today
Popular. Opinion. in. Vienna. after. the. Anschluss. EVAN. B. BUKEY. IL dredging up the unhappy past of one of Europe's most stable democracies, the recent Waldheim affair has invariably raised questions about popular attitudes in Austria  ...
F. Parkinson, 1989

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ANSCHLUSS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Anschluss is used in the context of the following news items.
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Testspiele: Stuttgart überzeugt, Leverkusen verliert blamabel
Im Anschluss drückte Hannover auf den Ausgleich und wurde kurz vor Schluss belohnt. Kenan Karaman konnte eine Hereingabe im zweiten ... «Goal.com, Jul 15»
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What It Would Take to Rule Greece's Debt Void
... the case of Austria's debts after the Anschluss with Germany, or the repudiation of Tsarist debts by the Soviets after the Russian Revolution. «STRATFOR, Jul 15»
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Und plötzlich nerverlt Mercedes in Silverstone
Hamilton eroberte zunächst zwar den zweiten Platz zurück, im Anschluss an eine frühe Safety-Car-Phase verlor er diesen nach einem ... «derStandard.at, Jul 15»
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Allen Kurzweil's memoir Whipping Boy traces his childhood bully's …
Kurzweil's father, who fled from Vienna at the time of the Anschluss, was an engineer and inventor. He died when Kurzweil was very young, ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
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Mirren golden in new movie
Campbell used flashbacks to tell the story of Altmann and her husband's escape from the Nazis after the 1938 Austrian Anschluss. Tatiana ... «Alton Telegraph, Jul 15»
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Pro-Putin Think Tank Based In New York Shuts Down
... chaff from grain,” Migranyan wrote, saying that if Hitler had just rested on his laurels after the Anschluss, he would have been remembered by ... «BuzzFeed News, Jun 15»
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Greece exemplifies the failure of austerity and the dystopia and …
While Greece battens down against the most incredible attack on European democracy since who knows when – perhaps since the Anschluss ... «The Stringer, Jun 15»
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Vienna's Most Jewish Street
Significantly more space and effort are dedicated to the events following the Anschluss in 1938. No surprises here, either. Even though most of ... «Forward, Jun 15»
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The tracks of my tears
Then they have to flee after the Anschluss, when the captain refuses to serve in the German Navy due to his opposition to Nazi ideology. «Irish Independent, Jun 15»
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David Baddiel
The paintings had remained in Austrian state hands following the Anschluss but, in 2006, after a long and costly legal battle fought from the US, ... «Financial Times, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Anschluss [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/anschluss>. Feb 2021 ».
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