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Historic and Historical

October 22, 2015
Historic and Historical

Ah, the “beauty” of -ic/-ical adjectives. Let’s look at historic and historical. The two words are often listed as synonyms, but what do they mean? When do we use them? Open a dictionary (for example, this one) and you will find the following explanations: -historic: istoric, de importanță istorică; *part of history; famous or important […]

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Dictionary Entry

July 25, 2015
Dictionary Entry

Study the way the various meanings of an English lexical item are presented in several dictionaries. Create an entry (or more than one entry) in your dictionary to illustrate your point of view. The item I chose to analyze is home. Its meanings are those of a noun, an adverb, an adjective, a verb. – Longman […]

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