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Dutch

Prefix

ver-

  1. to do or to become what the stem (following this prefix) refers to
  2. used to indicate that the action (referred to by the stem) has a negative connotation (for the direct object of the stem)
    werpen 'throw' → verwerpen 'reject'
    oordelen 'judge' → veroordelen 'condemn'
  3. to move or change in the manner specified by the stem

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German

Prefix

ver-

  1. Inseparable verbal prefix for-
    vergeben, 'to forgive'
  2. Inseparable verbal prefix that denotes a transition of the object into a state, which is indicated by the stem.
    lieben 'to love' → verlieben 'to fall in love'
  3. Inseparable verbal prefix indicating a negative action of the stem.
    laufen 'to walkverlaufen 'to get lost'

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