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nadir

dieptepunt

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nanny

nanny state: de betuttelende overheid

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narrative

verhaal

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narrator

verteller

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narrow-minded

bekrompen

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national debt

staatsschuld

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native

inheems

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natural resources

natuurlijke hulpbronnen

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nature or nurture

bepaald door de genen (aangeboren) of door de omgeving (aangeleerd)

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nauseous

misselijk

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neglect

verwaarlozing

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negligence

nalatigheid

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negligible

verwaarloosbaar

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negotiate

onderhandelen

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negotiations

onderhandelingen

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neighbourhood watch

buurtpreventie

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niche market

gespecialiseerd klein segment van de markt

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nimby

not in my backyard: je vindt alles wat gepland en gebouwd wordt, bijv. een windmolenpark, een asielzoekerscentrum, goed zolang het maar niet bij jou in de buurt is

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9 to 5

een reguliere werkdag; niet meer dan de uren tussen 9 en 5

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notable

van aanzien, van naam

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notice

met een opzegtermijn van

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noticing

merken, opvallen

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notify

op de hoogte stellen, berichten

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notions

ideeën

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notorious

beruchte

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nourishing

voedzame

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novel

roman/nieuw en origineel

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novelty

nieuwigheid

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nuclear

nuclear power stations: kerncentrales

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nuclear waste

kernafval

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nudes

naakten

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nudge

zachtjes aan te stoten

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nuisance

noise nuisance: geluidsoverlast

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numb

zonder gevoel, gevoeloos

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numerous

talrijke

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nursery

kinderdagverblijf

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nutritious

voedzame

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OAPs

gepensioneerden, AOWers

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oath

under oath: onder ede

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obedience

gehoorzaamheid

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obesity

obesitas, gevaarlijke zwaarlijvigheid

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obey

gehoorzamen

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obituaries

necrologieën: overlijdensberichten met, meestal, korte biografie

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objected

bezwaar maakte

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obligated

verplicht

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obligation

verplichting

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obligatory

verplichte

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obnoxious

bijzonder onaangenaam, afschuwelijk

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obscure

obscuur, vreemd

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obsequious

kruiperige

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observed

in acht genomen

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obsolete

verouderd

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obstinate

koppig

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obtained

bemachtigd, verkregen

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obvious

captain obvious: die trapt open deuren in; obvious: voor de hand liggend

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occasion

gelegenheid

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occasionally

af en toe

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occupants

inzittenden

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occupation

bezetting/bezigheid

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occupational

occupational hazard: beroepsrisico

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occupied

bezig

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occurred

plaatsgevonden

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odd

vreemd

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odds

odds against: ik had weinig kans; hier: het te overleven

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odious

verfoeilijke, afschuwelijke, weerzinwekkende

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odour

geur, stank

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of late

de laatste tijd

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offence

criminal offence: delict dat kan worden bestraft met boete of gevangenisstraf

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offenders

hier: misdadigers

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offensive

aanstootgevend, beledigend

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offhand

terloops

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office

in office: aan het bewind; office towers: hoge kantoorgebouwen

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officious

overgedienstig

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off-licences

slijterijen, drankwinkels

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offspring

nageslacht, kroost

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oil slick

op land aangespoelde olie

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Old Bailey

beroemde strafrechtbank in Londen

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omen

voorteken

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ominous

dreigende, onheilspellende

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omission

uitsluiting, weglating

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omitted

hebben weggelaten

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omniscient

alwetende

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on bail

vrij tegen borgtocht

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on strike

went on strike: staakten

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on the dole

leeft van een uitkering

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one for the road

nog één drankje, een afzakkertje

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opaque

ondoorzichtig

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operated

operated on: geopereerd

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opportunities

gelegenheden, kansen

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opposed

waren tegen

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oppressed

onderdrukt

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opting

die ervoor kiezen

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optional

keuze…

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options

keuzes; keep his options open: hij had nog niet beslist

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oral

mondelinge

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orbited

ging in een baan om

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ordinary

gewone

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ore

erts

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organic

biologisch

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orphans

wezen

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