word-for-word


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word for word

adv.
In exactly the same words; verbatim.

word′-for-word′ adj.

word-for-word

adj
1. using one word in a new text for each corresponding word in the original, rather than expressing the general sense
2. reproducing every word of the original
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word-for-word

adjective
Employing the very same words as another:
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It is a dual language approach that not only makes English and Spanish accessible to speakers of any language, but accelerates the process for English and Spanish speakers via word-for-word translations.
The 173-to-29 vote approved alterations to well-known texts such as the Gloria, the Confiteor, and the Sanctus ("Holy, holy") that bring them closer to word-for-word conformity with the original Latin texts.
In my opinion, this word-for-word rendering, so greatly beneficial for novice readers of Greek, warrants more attention both semantically and stylistically.
English teachers won't find word-for-word accuracy in this creative audio collection, but they will find their students will listen well and appreciate the art within.
He took [the training proposal] word-for-word directly from our materials," stated NARAL-NY executive director Kelli Conlin.