Dutch edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Dutch clausule, from Latin clausula. The stress shift to penultimate by influenced by Middle French clausule.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /klɑu̯ˈzylə/
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  • Hyphenation: clau‧su‧le
  • Rhymes: -ylə

Noun edit

clausule f (plural clausules, diminutive clausuletje n)

  1. A clause, provision, stipulation in a contract, law etc.
    De Belgische wet verklaart geheime clausules die openbare clausules tenietdoen ongeldig.
    Belgian law declares secret clauses undoing public ones invalid.

Synonyms edit

Descendants edit

  • Afrikaans: klousule
  • Indonesian: klausul

French edit

Noun edit

clausule m (plural clausules)

  1. clausula

Further reading edit