verbeterhuis

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From verbeteren +‎ huis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ver‧be‧ter‧huis

Noun[edit]

verbeterhuis n (plural verbeterhuizen)

  1. (history) A penitentiary or other house of correction
  2. (colloquial) A reformatory (school)

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