Definition of verligte in English:

verligte

Line breaks: ver|ligte
Pronunciation: /fɛːˈlɪxtə/

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(also verlig)
South African

adjective

  • Progressive or enlightened, especially as regards apartheid: he was an Afrikaner of liberal inclinations and verligte views

noun

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  • A person holding progressive and enlightened views.

Derivatives

verligtheid

noun

Origin

Afrikaans, literally 'enlightened'.

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