Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of foreignism.

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Examples

  • There may be some difficulties or longer reading cycles with ‘high level’ scientific texts containing large number of specific terms, also with texts which contain a certain array of words starting and ending with the same letters or texts containing foreignisms.

    Web Translations » Blog Archive » BP means brain power, not British Petroleum

  • Many Icelanders hate linguistic purism and are in favour of adopting foreignisms as is done in every other Scandinavian langauge.

    languagehat.com: HIGH ICELANDIC.

  • I have to dictate sometimes fifty letters a day filled with strange names and technicalities and foreignisms, and there's no time to consult dictionaries and the like, -- no leisure, half the time, to read over the letters submitted for my signature.

    A Tame Surrender, A Story of The Chicago Strike

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