Ausstand

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Etymology[edit]

From aus- +‎ Stand.

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  • IPA(key): [ˈaʊ̯sˈʃtant]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Aus‧stand

Noun[edit]

Ausstand m (genitive Ausstands or Ausstandes, plural Ausstände)

  1. strike (work stoppage)
  2. a (small) farewell party traditionally organised by someone leaving a position, a company, a club, etc., in various forms but prototypically consisting of cold food (such as cake or sandwiches) and an alcoholic drink (sparkling wine or beer)
  3. (dated, mostly plural) unpaid debt

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