achterstand

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of achter- +‎ stand.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑx.tərˌstɑnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ach‧ter‧stand

Noun[edit]

achterstand m (plural achterstanden, diminutive achterstandje n)

  1. (sports, games) the condition of being behind one's opponent(s); the score or quantity that forms the deficit
  2. backlog
  3. delay, retardation

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