In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- And I was, at what seemed to me to be the munificent salary of $20,000 a year, plus expenses.
- The journal is looking for a new editor, and the lucky applicant will be given complete freedom and the munificent salary of £70 000 to achieve just one goal: to raise the journal's impact factor.
- He found himself having to conduct a war on two fronts - with the Americans to be more generous, and with London to accept that Washington would not be as munificent as they desired.
- And who can overlook the munificent healthcare plans union members get?
- Because she gives quantities of money to unglamorous charities, and is especially munificent towards orphans?
- Handing me things and giving me advice left and right, the backstage women were quickly turning from munificent to officious.
- It's important that we not think we'd be munificent benefactors, bringing a sack full of goodies to share.
- But given his munificent nature, he would never agree to step off this bridge before imparting to me every single thing he knows about its history.
- But whereas the first act of her performance is disciplined, down-to-earth and munificent with wit, the second and third acts are inscrutable, new-agey and dull.
- This munificent seven have a total of €7,500 to dole out to clubs before May.
- After more than a decade of munificent salary-and-stock packages, many of America's corporate chieftains are departing with big retirement packages, provoking anger among some worker and shareholder activists.
- In addition, it offers munificent subsidies to the evacuees to pay for affordable second-hand living quarters.
- Both are munificent presents from the Canadian Professor, wafted to us by the Gotham Book Mart.
- Born into a Florida orange-growing dynasty, he was educated at private secondary school, was a Harvard drop-out, and spent his days buoyed by a munificent trust fund.
- Henry Clay Frick left his house and collection to New York in 1919 and Isabella Stewart Gardner was equally munificent to Boston in 1924.
- However, the Confederate navy had never been given munificent funds to work with.
- Third, tight control of cash flow and financial accountability were imposed on an organization that had been accustomed to a munificent past with more relaxed resource-allocation procedures.
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