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EtymologyEdit

From verplegen (to nurse) +‎ -ster (-eress).

PronunciationEdit

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  • (Belgium) IPA(key): [vərˈpleːɣ.stər]
  • (Netherlands) IPA(key): [vərˈpleɪ̯ɣ.stər]
  • Hyphenation: ver‧pleeg‧ster
  • Rhymes: -ər

NounEdit

verpleegster f (plural verpleegsters, diminutive verpleegstertje n, masculine verpleger)

  1. nurse, sister (senior nurse)

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