blackmail erpressen


blackmail = erpressen

Pronunciation =  blackmail

Pronunciation in German = erpressen

blackmail in German: erpressen

Part of speechnoun 

Definition in English: extortion of money from a person by threats of public accusation, exposure or censure. 

Definition in German: Erpressung von Geld von einer Person durch Androhung einer öffentlichen Anklage, Enthüllung oder Tadel.

Examples in English:

  • I could blackmail you with these pictures

Examples in German:

  • Mit diesen Bildern könnte ich dich erpressen

Synonyms of blackmail

Synonyms in German drohen,
Synonyms in English extortion,

Antonyms of blackmail

Antonyms in German bewachen,
sich annehmen
Antonyms in English guard,
look after

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