embedsmand

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From embede (office, post) +‎ mand (man), from Old Norse embættismaðr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛmbedsmand/, [ˈɛmb̥eðsˌmanˀ]

Noun[edit]

embedsmand c (singular definite embedsmanden, plural indefinite embedsmænd)

  1. official, public officer
  2. civil servant

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