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die Worte vs die Wörter

Worte and Wörter are both plurals of Wort. Is there a difference in meaning between them?
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What is a “Vorentscheidung”?

After the match Dortmund–Bayern München (1:0) of yesterday, I read that this victory has marked a "Vorentscheidung" for the race to the German football championship. But what exactly is meant by ...
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Welche deutschen Wörter unterscheiden sich nur in der Betonung?

Generell gibt es im Deutschen, wie auch in anderen verwandten Sprachen, kaum Beispiele für Wörter, deren Bedeutung sich ändert, wenn man nur die Betonung variiert. In anderen Sprachen kommt dies ...
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Difference between “euch” and “du”? And some insight into words like “Spiel”?

I've enrolled at the institute of language to learn German (my family is mostly German, but I've grown up in Australia). I lived in Germany for about 2 years when I was a kid and picked up enough to ...