raadsman

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch raetsman. Equivalent to raad +‎ -s- +‎ man.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈraːts.mɑn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: raads‧man

Noun[edit]

raadsman m (plural raadsmannen, diminutive raadsmannetje n, feminine raadsvrouw)

  1. (law) male lawyer, male legal counsel

Usage notes[edit]

The gender-neutral plural raadslieden is also commonly used as a plural.

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