In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- There are tens of millions of CCP members; there are numerous factions with the party; there are numerous front organizations in the form of civic, official and semi-official bodies.
- Maybe this deceit will become the main semi-official excuse for disregarding the allied victory.
- This source material is corroborated by official and semi-official records, and can be easily verified and cross-checked.
- One of its acquisitions of the 1960s was the London Daily Herald, the semi-official, worthy but flagging Labour organ, until then jointly owned by the Trades Union Congress and the Odhams publishing group.
- A number of groups rounded up for the occasion - in particular groups of prisoners and handicapped people - joined various semi-official organisations including youth groups, school brass bands and church groups.
- Even European history of the period was an official or semi-official biography of the state.
- The semi-official status would mean that public authorities in Gaelic-speaking areas, such as the Western Isles, would be expected to be able to provide all their services in Gaelic.
- It has, indeed, been pointed out that huge quantities of documents must once have existed, since few transactions of an official or semi-official nature took place that were not confirmed in writing.
- A semi-official holiday similar to Valentine's Day is celebrated by lovers and friends on March l, when a white or red silk flower (often hand-made) is presented as an expression of love.
- Despite the men's statements, officials from the Mainland Affairs Council and the semi-official Straits Exchange Foundation insists that all seven businessmen accused of spying are innocent.
- He now sits on the powerful Defense Policy Board, a hawkish semi-official ideological body that advises the Pentagon.
- This official entrepreneurial activity was supplemented by semi-official contacts with influential circles in the German economy.
- At the start of each day, a semi-official guide is issued outlining the expected order of business.
- In Australia, we know that there is activity at official or semi-official level in South Australia, New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania and Victoria at least.
- The information base on the war's conduct, however, has changed substantially with the recent appearance of the first detailed official and semi-official independent histories of the war.
- ‘Behind the scenes there are still a number of points that deserve attention,’ the unidentified official said, according to the semi-official Central News Agency.
- Companies such as American Amicable Life Insurance have weaseled their way to our basic-training bases where they pose as semi-official military agents.
- The intelligence first filtered out through Interfax, Russia's semi-official news agency.
- The last semi-official figure was $198-million back in 1997.
- Directly after the 9 October election I interpreted the result as being an indication that the era of semi-official nihilism in Australia may have begun drawing to a close.
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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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