verkrampte

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verkrampte

(fəˈkrɑmtə)
(in South Africa) n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy)
a. (during apartheid) an Afrikaner Nationalist who opposed any changes toward liberal trends in government policy, esp relating to racial questions
b. (as modifier): verkrampte politics.
Compare verligte
[C20: from Afrikaans (adj), literally: restricted]
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