Arbeit macht frei

German phrase

Ar·​beit macht frei ˈär-ˌbīt-ˈmäḵt-ˈfrī How to pronounce Arbeit macht frei (audio)
: work makes (one) free

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“Arbeit macht frei.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Arbeit%20macht%20frei. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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