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literary

Pronunciation: /ˈlɪtəreri; ˈlɪtərəri/

Translation of literary in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [work/figure/style] literario a literary man un hombre de letras
    Example sentences
    • The second broad topic of dissension concerns the modes of analysis in literary and cultural studies.
    • These ideas have gained a lot of currency in the study of literary genres.
    • Eventually, he found an agent after one of his short stories was published in a literary magazine.
    Example sentences
    • Yes, I do feel if Urdu has to survive as a literary language it has to increase its vocabulary.
    • This endeavor focused on folklore and history and began to unify the Ukrainian literary language.
    • His language is very accessible as it is closer to the speaking rather than the literary language.

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