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Oxford dictionary of foreign words and phrases

Andrew Delahunty

Oxford dictionary of foreign words and phrases

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Published by Oxford Univeristy Press in New York, NY .
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Edition Notes

First edition published as Oxford dictionary of foreign words and phrases by Jennifer Speake, 1997.

Other titlesDictionary of foreign words and phrases, Oxford dictionary of foreign words and phrases.
Statement[edited by] Andrew Delahunty
SeriesOxford paperback reference
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1582.A3 O94 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination408 p. ;
Number of Pages408
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24529217M
ISBN 109780199543687
LC Control Number2010923322

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[Jennifer Speake;] -- This dictionary examines over 8, foreign words and phrases which have come into regular use in today's English, including bar mitzvah, faux pas, futon and pot pourri. Get this from a library. The Oxford dictionary of foreign words and phrases. [Jennifer Speake;] -- 8, foreign words and phrases which have come into regular use in today's English, including bar mitzvah, faux pas, futon and pot pourri.

Each entry gives its meaning, language of origin, usage. Foreign words and phrases should be set in italics if their meanings are likely to be unknown to the reader.

Whether the expression is familiar or unfamiliar, however, is a matter of judgment. Below, all foreign words have been italicized for the sake of emphasis. ad absurdum (ad ab-sir'dum) [Lat.]: to the point of absurdity. “He tediously File Size: KB.

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