opwekking

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EtymologyEdit

From opwekken +‎ -ing

PronunciationEdit

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  • Hyphenation: op‧wek‧king

NounEdit

opwekking f (plural opwekkingen, diminutive opwekkinkje n)

  1. worship song
  2. (history, Christianity) revival, awakening
  3. generation (e.g. of electric power)
    Milieugroepen hebben zware kritiek op het klimaatplan. Ze wijzen erop dat Australië 85 procent van de elektriciteitsopwekking haalt uit kolencentrales, die weinig milieuvriendelijk zijn. — Environmental groups have placed heavy criticism upon the climate plan. They point out that Australia gets 85 percent of its electricity generation out of coal plants, which are not very environment-friendly. [1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ NRC Handelsblad, 12/15/2008