foreign words

слова иностранного происхождения, ассимилированные английским языком

The English annotation is below. (English-Russian). 2003.

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  • foreign words and phrases — 1. Fowler (1926), in an article entitled ‘foreign danger’, warned that ‘those who use words or phrases belonging to languages with which they have little or no acquaintance do so at their peril’. He was thinking primarily of so called ‘non… …   Modern English usage

  • Foreign Office, the — Foreign ,Office, the the British government department that deals with Britain s relations with foreign countries. Its full name is the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. The U.S. department that has a similar purpose is the State Department …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Foreign Secretary — noun count the British government official who is responsible for Britain s relationships with foreign countries. The U.S. title for a similar job is Secretary of State …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • foreign body — noun count FORMAL something that has entered a place where it should not be, especially someone s body …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • foreign correspondent — foreign corres pondent noun count a reporter who works in another country sending news stories back to their own country …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • foreign exchange — foreign ex change noun count or uncount a system or institution for changing the money of one country for the money of another country a. uncount the money that a country obtains through this system …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Foreign Legion, the — a part of the French army that consists mainly of soldiers from outside France. It has a reputation for working in difficult conditions such as the desert and for attracting men who no longer want to be part of normal society …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • foreign — for|eign [ fɔrən ] adjective *** 1. ) from another country or in another country: Working in a foreign country takes some getting used to. Do you speak any foreign languages? They ve already had two foreign vacations this year. a ) dealing with… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • foreign language acquisition and teaching — The ‘English fever’ of the 1980s continues. The international tongue suggests one’s success and profit. Japanese is also popular. Xinhua News Agency reported in 2001 that China had over 3,000 foreign language institutions with the annual turnover …   Encyclopedia of Contemporary Chinese Culture

  • Foreign accent syndrome — is a rare medical condition that usually occurs as a rare side effect of severe brain injury, such as a stroke or a head injury between 1941 and 2006. There have been fifty recorded cases. [cite news |first=Sophie |last=Doughty |coauthors=Hope,… …   Wikipedia

  • Foreign internal defense — (FID) is used by a number of Western militaries, explicitly by the United States but sharing ideas with countries including France and the United Kingdom, to describe an approach to combating actual or threatened insurgency in a foreign state… …   Wikipedia

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