English Sentence:

The demands on natural resources have doubled in the past 50 years.

Dutch Translation:

De vraag naar natuurlijke grondstoffen heeft zich in de laatste 50 jaar verdubbeld.

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de

the (definite article)

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de vraag   (Pl: vragen)

question

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naar

to

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natuurlijk

1. of course 2. natural

Here: natural

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de grondstof   (Pl: grondstoffen)

material (raw)

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hebben

to have

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zich

1. itself 2. oneself 3. himself, herself 4. themselves

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in

1. in 2. at 3. inside

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de

the (definite article)

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laatste

1. last (adj) 2. latest

Here: last (adj)

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vijftig

fifty

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het jaar   (Pl: jaren)

year

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verdubbelen

to double

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