fractie

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Medieval Latin fractio (a fragment, portion), from earlier Latin fractio (a breaking, a breaking into pieces), from fractus (Dutch fractuur), past participle of frangere (to break).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: frac‧tie

Noun[edit]

fractie f (plural fracties, diminutive fractietje n)

  1. fraction
  2. parliamentary party (i.e. all the members in parliament who belong to a given political party)

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