försöksballong

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

försök (try, attempt) +‎ ballong (balloon), used since 1873, cognate to German Versuchsballon, akin to Dutch proefballon

Noun[edit]

försöksballong c

  1. a trial balloon, a feeler; something to probe opinions
    Det var tydligen en försöksballong, utsläppt sedan allt tal och alla afslöjanden angående de celebra skandalerna på befallning tystnat.
    This was apparently a trial balloon, released after all gossip and all revelations regarding the infamous scandals had been ordered to cease.

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