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13:29 Jun 29, 2000
Dutch to English translations [Non-PRO]
Dutch term or phrase: draagvlak
There is sufficient draagvlak for the new policy.

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napublic support
Berry Prinsen
na"Draagvlak" simply means support.xxxjarry



27 mins
"Draagvlak" simply means support.

Presumably because the Dutch word "steun" is less appropriate in the context of policy support, preference is given to the word "draagvlak" here.
Good luck.

    For confirmation see A.J. de Keizer's Financieel Economisch Lexicon ISBN 90-802919-1-9
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public support

a "draagvlak" is a support but in this case the literal meaning is not requested so "public support" is the right translation

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