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German translation of “pile”

pile

noun /pail/
a (large) number of things lying on top of each other in a tidy or untidy heap; a (large) quantity of something lying in a heap
der Haufen
There was a neat pile of books in the corner of the room There was pile of rubbish at the bottom of the garden.
a large quantity, especially of money
der Haufen
He must have piles of money to own a car like that.
pile-up noun an accident or crash involving usually several vehicles
die Massenkarambolage
There has been a serious pile-up on the motorway, involving three cars and a lorry.
pile up to make or become a pile; to accumulate
aufhäufen
He piled up the earth at the end of the garden The rubbish piled up in the kitchen.
(Definition of pile from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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