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lingua franca

Any language used to bridge the gap between people who do not speak the same language. English is the lingua franca in many foreign tourist destinations.
See also: Franca, lingua

a ˌlingua ˈfranca

(from Italian) a shared language that is used for communication by people whose main languages are different: In the middle of the 20th century, English became the lingua franca of the world.The majority of our group being South American, we used Spanish as a lingua franca.
See also: Franca, lingua
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The Lingua Franca Ensemble is actively involved in music education.
As for joining things together, Franca is a superb connection with our staff teams to equip the whole organisation with valuable knowledge and techniques to better support our clients.
Por meio deste texto, portanto, procura-se retomar partes do resultado da pesquisa desenvolvida por Carmo (2012) (1) sobre o Arranjo Produtivo Local de calcados masculinos de Franca (SP), a qual objetivou esclarecer as dinamicas da relacao estabelecida entre o comercio e as industrias calcadistas.
Em junho de 1948 e assinado um acordo de cooperacao franco-americano estipulando que a Franca devia garantir aos investimentos americanos o mesmo tratamento dado aos investimentos franceses, liberalizar o comercio exterior, fornecer aos Estados Unidos certas materias primas estrategicas e estabilizar a moeda.
BAR's decision to publish only papers in English since its first number goes in accordance with the lingua franca principle (a vehicular language that is spoken by people who do not share a native language).
As colleagues looked on, laughing Franca dragged the dog along the pavement and tossed it into the truck's crusher, said witnesses.
He can now walk around with crutches on "He can now walk around with crutches on the flat of his feet and the doctors said a year after the operation it is anticipated he will be able to walk indoors with crutches on his own," said Franca.
Quiero decir que Franca lucho y cuando hubo la guerra entre arabes e israelies escribimos juntos, pero quien llevo todo adelante fue ella".
During heyday of Soviet Union, Russian was the lingua franca from Prague to Hanoi.
26 at Rizal Park in Manila, said Ronalyn Franca, one of "UPLB" convenors and a senior Development Communication student.
of Modena, Italy), but little attention has been paid to written English as a lingua franca (ELF).
Vera Franca apresenta, em um livro por ela co-organizado (Franca e Oliveira, 2012), uma sintese dessas posicoes.
Como se trata de apresentar resultados de uma pesquisa mais ampla, um caso exemplar e selecionado para tanto: Eduardo D'Oliveira Franca e a defesa da "historia-problema".
Embora as pesquisas sobre o ingles como lingua franca (2) (ILF) ainda sejam incipientes no Brasil, pode-se afirmar que tem havido um crescente interesse por essa perspectiva nos ultimos anos (BERTO, 2009; CALVO et al.