WIKI Vocab Wk 1 Englisch - Deutsch

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schrumpfen

to shrink

drohen

to threaten

bunt

multicoloured

die Überaltung

the (excess) ageing

die Stadtflucht

town emigration

der Geburtenrückgang

the decline in birth rate

es macht mir zu schaffen

it's a problem for me

die Unruhe

the disquiet

stetig

continuously

der Einwohnerschwund

the decrease in inhabitants

das Geburtendefizit

lack/shortfall of births

bevölkerungsreich

well-populated

die Entmischungsprozessen

process of disintegration

der Zugzwang

inevitable and something that cannot be ignored

zunehmen

to increase

stellvertretend

representative

die Kulturhauptstadt

capital of culture

der Schmelztiegel

a melting pot

vielfältig

varied/multifaceted

der Erneuerungsprozess

renewal process

der strukturelle Wandel

a change in structure (lit. or fig.)

spürbar

drastic/noticeable

das Walzwerk

steel mill

der Getriedespeicher

granary

die Umnutzung

conversion

die Zeche

coal mine

die Freizeitangebote

leisure activities

das Bergwerk

mine pit

die Kokerei

coke (coal) burning plant

der Ballungsraum

urban area

die Fläche

district

der Dienstleistungssektor

service sector

steuerpflichtig

taxable

der Stellenwert

local value

das Kulturdenkmal

cultural momument

der Wirtschaftsraum

economic region

die Bevölkerungsdichte

population density

die Kohlekrise

the coal crisis

die Arbeitlosenquote

the rate of unemployment

die Industriestadt

industrial city

der Haushalt

household income

das Vekehrsnetz

transport system

die Zechensiedlung

mining town

WAZ

Popular newspaper (name abbreviation)

WDR

Popular TV channel (name abbreviation)

der Kiosk

late night shop/off-license

der Kanal

a canal

die Vorhersage

prognosis

prognostizieren

to prognose sth

der Kindergarten

creche

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