geding

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch gedinge 'lawsuit'.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ge‧ding

Noun[edit]

geding n (plural gedingen, diminutive gedingetje n)

  1. (law) lawsuit

Usage notes[edit]

Commonly used in the expression kort geding: a short lawsuit to have a quick result (kort is short).