noun Auf·ga·be \ˈau̇fˌgäbə\

Definition of Aufgabe



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

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Origin and Etymology of 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 — more at up, give

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capable of being understood in two ways

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