betonneren

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Etymology[edit]

From beton 'concrete' (from French béton, from Latin bitumen 'asphalt') + -eren '-ify'; perhaps modeled on or via French bétonner, anyhow cognate with it and German betonnieren

Verb[edit]

betonneren (past singular betonneerde, past participle gebetonneerd)

  1. (intransitive) To pour concrete
  2. (transitive) To cast, fit, set ... in concrete
  3. (figuratively, transitive) To freeze, set unchangeably 'as if cast in concrete'

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