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Browser’s Dictionary of Foreign Words & Phrases
Mary Varchaver (au); Frank Ledlie Moore (au); Gorton Carruth (fr). A chief source of the English language’s vitality is the many foreign words & phrases that continually enrich it. Containing selections that reflect our everyday discourse & illuminate the words & phrases we come across in newspapers or on TV, here is an A-to-Z compendium of the thousands of loan-words currently used in English speech & writing. Featuring recent additions as well as older words whose current usage may have changed over time, the dictionary makes pronunciation easy by offering hundreds of example sentences to show how these words are used. Each entry also includes a simple, comprehensive definition, etymology, &, the story of how it managed to find its way into English. Includes 2,000 entries from over 60 languages.
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