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Spanish Word of the Day

marino: navy
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence: El suéter de ella es azul marino. Sentence meaning: Her sweater is navy blue.


Brazilian Portuguese Word of the Day

aprender: to learn
Part of speech: verb Example sentence: Eu quero aprender mais alemão. Sentence meaning: I want to learn more German.


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

testa: head
Part of speech: noun Example sentence: L'ingresso al museo costa 12 euro a testa; i bambini entrano gratis. Sentence meaning: Admission to the museum costs 12 euro a head; children are admitted for free.


German Word of the Day

Welt: world
Part of speech: noun Example sentence: Es wäre schön, eine Weltreise zu machen. Sentence meaning: It would be nice to take a trip around the world.


Russian Word of the Day

заманчивый: attractive
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence: Признаюсь, это заманчивое предложение. Sentence meaning: I admit, it is an attractive offer.


Today in English
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prospero
Someone who is capable of influencing others' behavior or perceptions without their being aware of it.


Word of the Day
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endeavor
Definition: (verb) Attempt by employing effort.
Synonyms: strive.
Usage: The candidate promised to endeavor to improve the quality of life in the inner city, but once in office, she did nothing of the sort.
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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.

dyad: Dictionary.com Word of the Day
dyad: a group of two; couple; pair.


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