Reisekader

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Reise (travel) +‎ Kader (cadre).

Noun[edit]

Reisekader m (genitive Reisekaders, plural Reisekader)

  1. a “travel cadre”: an ideologically reliable officer or individual of the German Democratic Republic who was allowed to travel to Western countries

Usage notes[edit]

  • To varying degrees, citizens past retirement age were granted permission to travel to the West. They were humorously included in the term “Reisekader”.

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