[boo n-duh s-vair; German boo n-duh s-veyr]


the armed forces of Germany.

Origin of Bundeswehr

< German, equivalent to Bundes, genitive of Bund federation + Wehr defense
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Contemporary Examples of bundeswehr

  • But they are an indication of the poor state of the Bundeswehr, which only two years ago even started fighting in Afghanistan.

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    German Soldiers Can’t Shoot

    Stefan Theil

    June 27, 2011