In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in US)organización con fines filantrópicos que engloba a clubes de profesionales y de hombres de negocios
- International fraternal groups such as the Rotary Club, Lions Club, and Kiwanis have a presence in the country.
- I joined Kiwanis, ran for office in the Jaycees and took power lunches at the Holiday Inn.
- The company encourages local activism from its employees on many levels, from participation in local groups such as the Kiwanis, Jaycees, and Lions Clubs to involvement in political office.
- Becoming a member of those tried and true stand-bys like Rotary and Kiwanis are still good places to meet and get involved in community and civic activities.
- Deborah Hall, a former staff member of Kiwanis, said that in 2002 the centre lost 104 employees out of a total of 264.
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Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
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