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Translation and contrastive linguistic studies at the interface of English and Chinese: significance and implications

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Translation and contrastive linguistic studies at the interface of English and Chinese : significance and implications. / Xiao, Richard; Wei, Naixing.

In: Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory, Vol. 10, No. 1, 05.2014, p. 1-10.

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Xiao, Richard ; Wei, Naixing. / Translation and contrastive linguistic studies at the interface of English and Chinese : significance and implications. In: Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory. 2014 ; Vol. 10, No. 1. pp. 1-10.

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