English Sentence:

Apart from one single tree, the whole forest was cleared.

German Translation:

Bis auf einen einzelnen Baum war der ganze Wald abgeholzt.

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bis auf

1. except 2. until 3. to

Here: except

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einen

a, an (accusative of masculine noun)

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einzeln

single, sole, separate

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der Baum   (Pl: Bäume)

tree

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war

has been, was

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der

1. the (nominative masculine singular) 2. the (genitive and dative feminine singular) 3. the (genitive plural) 4. who 5. which 6. that one, this one

Here: the (nominative masculine singular)

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ganz

complete, total, entire

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der Wald   (Pl: Wälder)

woods, forest

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abholzen

to lumber, to deforest

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