mogendheid

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch mogentheit. Equivalent to the present participle of mogen +‎ -heid.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoː.ɣəntˌɦɛi̯t/
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  • Hyphenation: mo‧gend‧heid

Noun[edit]

mogendheid f (plural mogendheden, diminutive mogendheidje n)

  1. (countable) power, powerhouse (polity that is regionally or internationally powerful in a given field)
    Synonyms: grootmacht, macht
  2. (uncountable, obsolete) power, might
    Synonym: macht