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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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  • Hyphenation: steek‧pen‧ning

NounEdit

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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