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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From tørr +‎ legge

VerbEdit

tørrlegge (imperative tørrlegg, present tense tørrlegger, passive tørrlegges, simple past tørrla, past participle tørrlagt, present participle tørrleggende)

  1. to drain (an area)
  2. to dry out (including alcoholics)
  3. to make an area dry by banning the sale of alcohol

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