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noun
  1. A word taken from one language for use, unchanged, in another
The word "exit" is a loanword from Latin.
Translations:
  • Dutch: leenwoord
  • German: Lehnwort
    (trans-mid)
  • Italian: calco
Etymology: Calque of the Lehnwort


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