wachtgeld

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From wachten (to wait) +‎ geld (money)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: wacht‧geld

Noun[edit]

wachtgeld n (plural wachtgelden, diminutive wachtgeldje n)

  1. (social welfare) an allowance paid to someone who is involuntarily unemployed in their field of expertise which equates to about 70% of the expected salary at their experience level in the Netherlands

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