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Gallicism also: gallicism
American English: /ˈɡæləˌsɪzəm/
British English: /ˈɡalɪˌsɪz(ə)m/

Translation of Gallicism in Spanish:


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    Example sentences
    • The term ‘finance’ originated with the Old French finer (to end or settle, applied to indebtedness) and crept into other Romance languages as a Gallicism and into English via the Middle English ‘finance.’
    • One of the reasons given by Sprache in ‘der Politik’ for replacing Anglo-Americanisms with Gallicisms is that German already has lots of French words that could be used more often.
    • Well may he be said to follow the French Translator blindly; and less is the wonder that he adopts his Gallicisms where he happens to understand him.
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