anglicism
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Medieval Latin anglicus English Date: 1642 1. a characteristic feature of English occurring in another language 2. adherence or attachment to English customs or ideas

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  • anglicism — ANGLICÍSM, anglicisme, s.n. Expresie specifică limbii engleze; cuvânt de origine engleză împrumutat, fără necesitate, de o altă limbă şi neintegrat în aceasta. – Din fr. anglicisme. Trimis de ana zecheru, 12.02.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  anglicísm s.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Anglicism — An gli*cism, n. [Cf. F. anglicisme.] 1. An English idiom; a phrase or form language peculiar to the English. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. The quality of being English; an English characteristic, custom, or method. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anglicism — (n.) 1640s, anglicized language, from L. Anglicus of the English (see ANGLE (Cf. Angle)) + ISM (Cf. ism). As an instance of this, from 1781 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Anglicism — ► NOUN 1) a word or phrase that is peculiar to British English. 2) the quality of being typically English or of favouring English things …   English terms dictionary

  • Anglicism — [aŋ′glə siz΄əm] n. [< ML Anglicus (see ANGLICAN) + ISM] 1. a word, phrase, grammatical construction, etc. originating in or peculiar to English, esp. British English; Briticism 2. a typically English trait, custom, etc. 3. the quality of being …   English World dictionary

  • Anglicism — An anglicism, as most often defined, is a word borrowed from English into another language. Speakers of the recipient language usually consider an anglicism to be substandard or undesirable (as a form of language contamination). Anglicism also… …   Wikipedia

  • anglicism — UK [ˈæŋɡlɪˌsɪz(ə)m] / US [ˈæŋɡlɪˌsɪzəm] noun [countable] Word forms anglicism : singular anglicism plural anglicisms 1) a word that is used in British English but not in other types of English 2) an English word that is used in another language …   English dictionary

  • Anglicism — /ang gleuh siz euhm/, n. (sometimes l.c.) 1. a Briticism. 2. the state of being English; characteristic English quality. 3. a word, idiom, or characteristic feature of the English language occurring in or borrowed by another language. 4. any… …   Universalium

  • anglicism — noun /ˈæŋɡləˌsɪzəm/ a) A word or other feature originating in the English language that has been borrowed by another language. b) A Briticism. See Also: anglicise, anglicize, anglicisation, anglicization, Anglicanism …   Wiktionary

  • Anglicism — Synonyms and related words: Americanism, Briticism, Frenchism, Gallicism, Hibernicism, Irishism, Latinism, Scotticism, Yankeeism, chauvinism, flag waving, jingoism, love of country, nationalism, nationality, overpatriotism, patriotics, patriotism …   Moby Thesaurus

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