Dictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and Australianisms
Xlibris Corporation, 2010/01/30 - 513 ページ
The Dictionary Of Americanisms, Canadianisms, Briticisms and Australianisms is a complete, modern, and comprehensive dictionary featuring a large word list of more than 20000 entries. The purpose of this book is to provide a generous sampling of words and expressions of the various spheres of life in the USA, Great Britain, Australia and Canada during the last centuries. The dictionary also features a collection of slang and colloquial expressions in these four countries in the twentieth century. It has a clear, easy-to-use format and is ideal for students, schools, libraries, tourists and anyone who is interested in varieties of English spoken in major English-speaking countries.
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