maakmaatschappij

English translation: production-oriented society; production-based society [often, as opposed to "knowledge-based society"]

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Dutch term or phrase:maakmaatschappij
English translation:production-oriented society; production-based society [often, as opposed to "knowledge-based society"]
Entered by: Michael Beijer

17:25 Jul 30, 2017
    The asker opted for community grading. The question was closed on 2017-08-02 19:54:32 based on peer agreement (or, if there were too few peer comments, asker preference.)


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Social Sciences - Education / Pedagogy / doc with policy/strategy stuff relating to Dutch secondary schools
Dutch term or phrase: maakmaatschappij
my context:

"We dagen je kind uit verbanden te leggen over leergebieden heen om meer inzicht te krijgen in allerhande vraagstukken. Zo oriënteert hij zich op de moderne kennis- en maakmaatschappij waarin digitale technologie grenzen overstijgt. Onderwijs voor denken en doen én voor hart en geweten: daar gaan wij voor."

"Kennismaatschappij" dat ken ik, maar wat in god's naam is een "maakmaatschappij"?
Michael Beijer
United Kingdom
Local time: 09:48
production-oriented or production-based society
Explanation:
Just google it. Kennismaatschappij = knowledge-oriented or knowledge-based society.

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Note added at 3 days3 hrs (2017-08-02 20:50:30 GMT) Post-grading
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You're welcome, Michael. I recognise this kind of frustration only too well. Also applies to sentences that are so long they don't even fit on an A4-size page, as in many a patent application. The other end of the scale, you could say. And just as frustrating ;-)
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Jack den Haan
Netherlands
Local time: 10:48
Grading comment
Thanks Jack. It all makes sense now.

Am totally frazzled, as I have been fighting with this horrendous text for days now. Why do certain Dutch people write in zillions of tiny, disconnected 4-word sentences? My brain hurts from trying to make it look l
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4 +1production-oriented or production-based society
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production-oriented or production-based society


Explanation:
Just google it. Kennismaatschappij = knowledge-oriented or knowledge-based society.

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Note added at 3 days3 hrs (2017-08-02 20:50:30 GMT) Post-grading
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You're welcome, Michael. I recognise this kind of frustration only too well. Also applies to sentences that are so long they don't even fit on an A4-size page, as in many a patent application. The other end of the scale, you could say. And just as frustrating ;-)

Jack den Haan
Netherlands
Local time: 10:48
Native speaker of: Native in DutchDutch, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 69
Grading comment
Thanks Jack. It all makes sense now.

Am totally frazzled, as I have been fighting with this horrendous text for days now. Why do certain Dutch people write in zillions of tiny, disconnected 4-word sentences? My brain hurts from trying to make it look l

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agree  philgoddard: I prefer based because it's three syllables shorter.
1 hr
  -> Thanks, Phil :-)
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