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Brazilian Portuguese Word of the Day

correção: correction
Part of speech: noun Example sentence: O jornal publicou uma pequena correção. Sentence meaning: The newspaper issued a small correction.


French Word of the Day

L'avion
Un avion = a plane (pronounced ah-vee-on)

L'avion is also the name of the new (or maybe not-so-new anymore by now) low-fare business class connecting Newark to Paris' lesser-known airport Orly, the larger airport being known as either Charles de Gaulle or Roissy (from the name of the town where it's located)


Italian Word of the Day

enorme: enormous
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence: Il gruppo ha riscosso un enorme successo nel suo tour europeo. Sentence meaning: The band has had an enormous success on its European tour.


German Word of the Day

heiraten: to get married
Part of speech: verb Example sentence: Willst du mich heiraten? Sentence meaning: Do you want to marry me?


Russian Word of the Day

пропуск на посадку: boarding pass
Part of speech: phrase Example sentence: Пожалуйста, предъявите ваш пропуск на посадку у стойки. Sentence meaning: Please, have your boarding pass ready at the counter.


Today in English
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pabulum
Bland intellectual fare: insipid or simplistic ideas, entertainment, writing, etc.


Word of the Day
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ephemeral
Definition: (adjective) Lasting a very short time.
Synonyms: fugacious, passing, short-lived, transitory, transient.
Usage: Spare me in my ephemeral happiness, leave it to me for a few days, for a few minutes.
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Dictionary.com Word of the Day
A new word is presented every day with its definition and example sentences from actual published works.

gloaming: Dictionary.com Word of the Day
gloaming: twilight; dusk.


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