Aufgabe

noun
Auf·​ga·​be | \ ˈau̇fˌgäbə \
plural Aufgaben\ -​bən \

Definition of Aufgabe

: a task especially when assigned experimentally or as a test (as in psychology) : exercise

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History and Etymology for Aufgabe

German (influenced in meaning by aufgeben to assign), from Middle High German ūfgābe act of handing over, from ūf up, on (from Old High German) + gābe gift; akin to Old High German geban to give

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“Aufgabe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aufgabe. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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