Verfremdung

German noun
Ver·​frem·​dung | \ ˈfer-frem-du̇ŋ How to pronounce Verfremdung (audio) \

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: distancing : alienation

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“Verfremdung.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Verfremdung. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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