By Lee McGowan,David Phinnemore
This detailed number of information contains concise definitions and motives on the subject of all features of the eu Union. It explains the terminology surrounding the ecu and descriptions the jobs and importance of the associations, member international locations, overseas family members, programmes and guidelines, treaties and personalities. It comprises over 1,000 transparent and succinct definitions and explains acronyms and abbreviations, that are prepared alphabetically and completely cross-referenced. The ebook has been absolutely up-to-date to incorporate info of the elections to the eu Parliament and the appointment of the hot eu fee in 2014, including different very important revisions.
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By Dick Wilkinson
This soaking up choice of metaphors incorporates a number of expressions with figurative meanings, like similes, proverbs, slang and catchphrases. it's the results of a life of paintings on dialect and metaphor and provides an summary of the people knowledge expressed in figurative expressions. the writer attracts on his broad touch with the agricultural cultures of Dorset, Cornwall, Yorkshire and Lancashire, yet has additionally incorporated a number sayings from North the USA, Australia, Scotland and different English talking nations.
With revised contents and a higher index to make person entries more uncomplicated to find, the Concise can be used to ascertain the that means and the beginning of an expression or to prevent combined metaphors, anachronisms and incongruities. it's a pleasure to browse lengthy after your unique question has been spoke back.
By Robert S. Wistrich
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By Quanyu Huang
- No different dictionary is offered out there with this special look-up system
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By Richard A. Spears
The small yet very concise NTC's Pocket Dictionary of phrases and Phrases bargains 6,000 simple and customary English phrases plus 6,000 easy and customary English idioms and words. you'll find this transportable identify crucial within the school room, at domestic, or touring, should you need assistance to remember notice and word meanings.
By John Grasso,Bill Mallon,Jeroen Heijmans
This 5th variation of Historical Dictionary of The Olympic Movement covers its background via a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an intensive bibliography. The dictionary part has over one thousand cross-referenced entries at the heritage, philosophy, and politics of the Olympics, major corporations, some of the activities, the engaging nations, and particularly the athletes. This ebook is a superb entry aspect for college kids, researchers, and someone eager to be aware of extra concerning the Olympic Movement.
By Keith M. Booker
TheHistorical Dictionary of yank Cinema offers vast assurance of the folk, motion pictures, businesses, innovations, topics, and genres that experience made American cinema one of these very important a part of international cinema. this is often performed via a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 500 cross-referenced dictionary entries. This ebook is a superb entry aspect for college kids, researchers, and someone desirous to understand extra in regards to the historical past of yank Cinema.
By Richard Bradshaw,Juan Fandos-Rius
The historic Dictionary of the relevant African Republic encompasses a chronology, an advent, appendixes, and an intensive bibliography. The dictionary part has over 1200 cross-referenced entries on very important personalities, politics, economic system, overseas relatives, faith, and tradition. This ebook is a wonderful entry aspect for college kids, researchers, and a person desirous to recognize extra concerning the significant African Republic.
By V.S. Matyushenkov
It has a transparent, easy-to-use structure and is perfect for college students, colleges, libraries, travelers and a person who's drawn to different types of English spoken in significant English-speaking countries.
By Melitón Cardona,Wenceslao Castañares,José Luis González Quirós
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