verbeterhuis

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From verbeteren +‎ huis.

PronunciationEdit

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  • Hyphenation: ver‧be‧ter‧huis

NounEdit

verbeterhuis n (plural verbeterhuizen)

  1. (history) A penitentiary or other house of correction
  2. (colloquial) A reformatory (school)

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