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German translation of “pile”

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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.
Translations of “pile”
in Korean 더미…
in Arabic كَوْمة…
in French pile, paquet…
in Italian catasta, pila…
in Chinese (Traditional) 數量, 疊, 垛…
in Russian куча, груда, стопка…
in Turkish yığın, küme…
in Polish stos…
in Spanish montón, pila…
in Portuguese monte, pilha…
in Catalan munt, pila…
in Japanese うず高く積み上げられたもの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 数量, 摞, 垛…
(Definition of pile from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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