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Cassell's Foreign Words And Phrases
     

Cassell's Foreign Words And Phrases

by Adrian Room
 

From appellation contrôlée to zeitgeist, these 500 foreign words and phrases will put the world's terminology at your fingertips. It covers everyday expressions (pro forma); specialist vocabulary (barre, the wall-mounted rail used for ballet exercises); and tag lines (sic transit gloria mundi)—and includes a

Overview

From appellation contrôlée to zeitgeist, these 500 foreign words and phrases will put the world's terminology at your fingertips. It covers everyday expressions (pro forma); specialist vocabulary (barre, the wall-mounted rail used for ballet exercises); and tag lines (sic transit gloria mundi)—and includes a pronunciation guide, the date when the expression first appeared in written English, detailed word histories, and highlighted points of additional interest.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780304350087
Publisher:
Continuum International Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/28/2001
Pages:
414
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.51(d)

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