steekpenning

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: steek‧pen‧ning

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch steecpenninc ‎(bribe, alm). Equivalent to steken +‎ penning.

Noun[edit]

steekpenning m ‎(plural steekpenningen, diminutive steekpenninkje n)

  1. A bribe, corrupt payment to buy an illegitimate favor (usually used in the plural form)

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