bedingen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch bedingen. Equivalent to be- +‎ dingen.

Verb[edit]

bedingen

  1. (transitive) to claim rights to something through negotiation; to stipulate

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of bedingen (strong class 3, prefixed)
infinitive bedingen
past singular bedong
past participle bedongen
infinitive bedingen
gerund bedingen n
verbal noun
present tense past tense
1st person singular beding bedong
2nd person sing. (jij) bedingt bedong
2nd person sing. (u) bedingt bedong
2nd person sing. (gij) bedingt bedongt
3rd person singular bedingt bedong
plural bedingen bedongen
subjunctive sing.1 bedinge bedonge
subjunctive plur.1 bedingen bedongen
imperative sing. beding
imperative plur.1 bedingt
participles bedingend bedongen
1) Archaic.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German bedingen (to hire (especially for a crime)), synchronically be- +‎ dingen. The modern senses are influenced by and almost a back-formation from Bedingung (condition).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bəˈdɪŋən/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: be‧din‧gen

Verb[edit]

bedingen (third-person singular simple present bedingt, past tense bedingte, past participle bedingt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to cause
    Der Stau auf der A1 bedingt eine längere Verspätung.
    The traffic jam on the A1 is causing a rather long delay.
  2. to require, have as a prerequisite or condition
    Eine Jahressonderzahlung bedingt überdurchschnittlichen Einsatz.
    A yearly bonus requires/is conditional upon above-average effort.
    Motivation und Erfolg bedingen sich gegenseitig.
    Motivation and success are prerequisites for each other.

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