English Sentence:

Do the ends justify the means?

German Translation:

Heiligt der Zweck die Mittel?

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Words used:

heiligen

to sanctify, to make holy

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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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der Zweck   (Pl: Zwecke)

purpose

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die

1. the (nominative feminine singular) 2. the (accusative feminine singular) 3. the (plural form of definite article) 4. who 5. which 6. these

Here: the (plural form of definite article)

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das Mittel   (Pl: Mittel)

1. means (to achieve sth), aid, method 2. remedy 3. funds 4. average, middle

Here: means (to achieve sth), aid, method

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