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These are the contenders for Word of the Year

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Brokkelbrug, deelstep, thuiswerkalarm? Whoever wants to, can vote for the Word of the Year 2018.

In the past year were Flemish words, from 2018 to submit. Van Dale Publishers nominated 18 words for the shortlist. Who are this year’s arise or become popular. Until Monday, 17 december, 17 hours here, you can vote for your favourite. These are the candidates:

  • anderspartij
  • bomcycloon
  • Burgundian coalition
  • brokkelbrug
  • deelstep
  • drankhangen
  • droogtecommissie
  • frosecco
  • growth package
  • mangomoment
  • moordstrookje
  • nutriscore
  • plogging
  • rooftijdschrift
  • springbalie
  • testosterontweet
  • thuiswerkalarm
  • vliegschaamte

Last year was ‘koesterkoffer’ the word of the year in Flanders. ‘Suitcase with tangible reminders to a young family to support after the loss of a child”, reads the official definition of the word.

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