Machtwort

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Etymology[edit]

Macht (power) +‎ Wort (word)

Noun[edit]

Machtwort n (genitive Machtworts or Machtwortes, plural Machtworte)

  1. a "word of power", a word that condenses in itself many concepts (for example, seinto be)
  2. (figuratively) authority, power; say

Usage notes[edit]

On the plural, see the notes at Wort; the plural form Machtwörter can also be encountered.

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