onderbouw

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

onder- +‎ bouw

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: on‧der‧bouw

Noun[edit]

onderbouw m (plural onderbouwen, diminutive onderbouwtje n)

  1. the foundational part of a construction (e.g. a building) which serves to support that which has been built upon it; as in infrastructure
  2. (education) the lower-level classes of a school, e.g. the 1st and 2nd grades of grammar school in the Netherlands, or the first few years of secondary school in both the Netherlands and Flanders

Antonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

onderbouw

  1. first-person singular present indicative of onderbouwen
  2. imperative of onderbouwen