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le mécénat

What does the French word mécénat mean? How is it pronounced and used?

The Destiny of Colored Americans, by Frederick Douglass

In December 1847, Frederick Douglass established the African-American newspaper "The North Star," serving as publisher, editor, and correspondent. "The Destiny of Colored Americans" originally appeared in "The North Star" in November 1849.

écraser

What does the French word écraser mean? How is it pronounced and used?

French Accents

What are the French accents and how do you use them?

Gou - Enough

The Mandarin Chinese word for "enough" is gou.

vachard

What does the French word vachard mean? How is it pronounced and used?

Mandarin On Linux

The Linux operating system can be set up as a learning tool for Mandarin Chinese. Learn how to install and use the iBus input method for writing Chinese characters.

How to Transcribe English

When spoken English words need to be transcribed for official documentation or other purposes, it is important to transcribe the English properly. Transcribing is not simply writing out the words that are spoken. Transcribing pays closer attention to the actual sounds of the words which are said. Tr

Avoir un poil dans la main

What does the idiomatic French expression avoir un poil dans la main mean and how is it used?