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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online January 2002 | e-ISBN: 9780199891573 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780199891573.001.0001

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This comprehensive reference includes detailed information on the spelling, history, and usage of thousands of foreign words and phrases used by English speakers. There are words from more than forty languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, Latin, Portuguese, Spanish, and Yiddish. Terms from cooking, fashion, and music jostle with others from fine arts, history, law, politics, business, and travel in this great reference to words from around the globe.

Book.  7962 pages.  265368 words. 

Subjects: Language Reference

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aa <i>noun</i> in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

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aba <i>noun</i> in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

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abacus <i>noun</i> in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

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à bas <i>interjection</i> in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

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abatis <i>noun</i> in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

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abattoir <i>noun</i> in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

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abaya <i>noun</i> in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

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