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The Cassell's Dictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases By Adrian Room

The Cassell's Dictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases
by Adrian Room

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A comprehensive guide to over 4000 foreign words and phrases encountered in English. It covers everyday expressions (bon viveur, pro forma), specialist vocabulary (chiaroscuro, Verfremdungseffekt) and tags and quotations (sic transit gloria mundi, pour encourager les autres).
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The Cassell's Dictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases by Adrian Room

Over 5000 entries, from a priori to Zeitgeist Covers everyday expressions, specialist terms and tags Gives clear definitions and easy-to-use pronunciation guide Includes details of language and date of origin Highlights additional points of historical and etymological interest

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About Adrian Room


Adrian Room is the author of over 30 popular reference books, mainly on the origins of words. He is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a member of the English Place-Name Society and American Name Society. His work for Cassell includes the Cassell Dictionary of First Names, The Cassell Dictionary of Word Histories and he is currently editor of Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable and other titles in the Brewer's series.

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GOR001655194
The Cassell's Dictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases by Adrian Room
Adrian Room
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Orion Publishing Co
2000-07-13
416
0304350087
9780304350087
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