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Word of the Day : 29 / 08 / 2016


(Noun, English) / A lover of dictionaries; one who enjoys looking up words in the dictionary.

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The Power Of Translation

We believe that translation opens borders and enriches our understanding of other cultures. London is a city in which over 300 languages are spoken and where, for half of our state school students, English is not their first language. The world is filled with inspiring works of literature, but in the UK only a tiny percentage of literature is in translation. We set up The Power of Translation to tackle these issues and more.

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