Begleitung

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the German word begleiten ("to accompany", or more figurativeely, "to walk hand in hand together"). Used by the European Alliance of YMCAs in the context of people development.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bəˈɡlaɪ̯tʊŋ/

Noun[edit]

Begleitung f ‎(genitive Begleitung, plural Begleitungen)

  1. Accompaniment. It implies the need to work with, rather than for people - to 'get alongside' people and work in true partnership with them.
  2. The act of enabling individuals and communities to become more included and active citizens.

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