Definition of Wirtschaftswunder in English:

Wirtschaftswunder

noun

  • An economic miracle, especially the economic recovery of the Federal Republic of West Germany after World War II.

    • ‘But it does mean that such possibilities may soon be seriously considered, especially if Germany's new government fails to create a new Wirtschaftswunder (economic miracle).’
    • ‘While economists cautiously predict that Germany could be heading for a new Wirtschaftswunder - economic miracle - few in this country of 80m feel much optimism after being condemned as the sick man of Europe for so long.’

Origin

German.

Pronunciation:

Wirtschaftswunder

/ˈvirCHäftsˌvo͝ondər/