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vacuüm

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English

Etymology

From vacuum, with a diæresis added to specify the pronunciation: IPA: /ˈvæ.kjuˌʌm̩̩/.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈvæ.kjuˌʌm̩̩/

Noun

Singular
vacuüm

Plural
vacuä

vacuüm (vacuä)
  1. (rare) Alternative spelling of vacuum.
    • Unknown: Author Unknown, Open, p239
      …utilizing vacuüm to increase the efficiency of the fumigation process. By utilizing vacuüm, the fumigation time is shortened…
    • 1981: Hans van Dam, Drama: een handboek voor dramatische vorming, p187
      ‘Workshop training should also always be related to playing, and not carried on in an academie vacuüm.’
    • 1996: T A M Schoenmakers, Het Amerikaanse Neoconservatisme, 1968–1988, p14
      ‘Franklin Roosevelt was showing that democracy was capable of taking care of its own; the New Deal was filling the vacuüm of faith which we had inherited from the cynicism and complacency of the twenties, and from the breadlines of the early thirtees.’
    • 2002: Author Unknown, Jaarboek voor Middeleeuwse Geschiedenis 5, p64
      Others took advantage of the power vacuüm: the bishop of Utrecht, the embryonic counties of Gelre, Kleef, and Zutphen, and the abbeys of Deutz and Abdinghof…

Dutch

Noun

vacuüm

  1. vacuum

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