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English translation: compendium of knowledge

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Polish term or phrase:kompendium wiedzy (geograficznej...)
English translation:compendium of knowledge
Entered by: Caryl Swift
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16:15 Feb 12, 2007
Polish to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
Polish term or phrase: kompendium wiedzy (geograficznej...)
Nasza kolekcja to jedyny w swoim rodzaju przewodnik po współczesnym świecie. Karty zgrupowane w 12 działach tematycznych złożą się na niezwykłe, superaktualne kompendium wiedzy geograficznej, politycznej, kulturalnej, gospodarczej i historycznej.
Katarzyna Landsberg-Polubok
Local time: 14:51
compendium of knowledge
Explanation:
http://tinyurl.com/2y7kvb

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Note added at 9 mins (2007-02-12 16:25:04 GMT)
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http://tinyurl.com/2zyxlu
http://tinyurl.com/2d5hr8

"An encyclopedia, encyclopaedia or (traditionally) encyclopædia,[1] is a comprehensive written compendium that contains information on all branches of knowledge or a particular branch of knowledge.
The word "encyclopedia" comes from the Classical Greek "ἐγκύκλια παιδεία" (pronounced "enkyklia paideia"), literally, a "[well-]rounded education," meaning "a general knowledge." Though the notion of a compendium of knowledge dates back thousands of years, ... "
(From 'Wikipedia' http://tinyurl.com/r8s9u )

"No, Wikipedia isn't a perfect compendium of knowledge -- nor does it claim to be. It is an experiment. To fault it because after only a year or so it hasn't yet become 100% accurate and complete is ridiculous. In addition, I definitely detect an undertone of smugness, that you'd be a fool to trust this compendium of knowledge that hasn't been sanctioned by the official bearers of knowledge themselves. The author points out a problem with delight ... "
(From http://tinyurl.com/yvuyct )

http://tinyurl.com/yvfevc (over 70,500 more references)
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Caryl Swift
Poland
Local time: 14:51
Grading comment
dziękuję :)
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3 +2compendium of knowledge
Caryl Swift


  

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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
compendium of knowledge


Explanation:
http://tinyurl.com/2y7kvb

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 9 mins (2007-02-12 16:25:04 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

http://tinyurl.com/2zyxlu
http://tinyurl.com/2d5hr8

"An encyclopedia, encyclopaedia or (traditionally) encyclopædia,[1] is a comprehensive written compendium that contains information on all branches of knowledge or a particular branch of knowledge.
The word "encyclopedia" comes from the Classical Greek "ἐγκύκλια παιδεία" (pronounced "enkyklia paideia"), literally, a "[well-]rounded education," meaning "a general knowledge." Though the notion of a compendium of knowledge dates back thousands of years, ... "
(From 'Wikipedia' http://tinyurl.com/r8s9u )

"No, Wikipedia isn't a perfect compendium of knowledge -- nor does it claim to be. It is an experiment. To fault it because after only a year or so it hasn't yet become 100% accurate and complete is ridiculous. In addition, I definitely detect an undertone of smugness, that you'd be a fool to trust this compendium of knowledge that hasn't been sanctioned by the official bearers of knowledge themselves. The author points out a problem with delight ... "
(From http://tinyurl.com/yvuyct )

http://tinyurl.com/yvfevc (over 70,500 more references)

Caryl Swift
Poland
Local time: 14:51
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 60
Grading comment
dziękuję :)

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  SlawekW: http://tinyurl.com/3y5h77
2 mins
  -> Thank you :-)

agree  Wiola Karwacka
3 hrs
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