We love words – Bliss

We love words!
Today’s word is Bliss:
bliss
blɪs/
noun
noun: bliss
  1. 1.
    perfect happiness; great joy.
    “she gave a sigh of bliss”
    synonyms: joy, pleasure, delight, happiness, gladness, ecstasy, elation, rapture, euphoria,heaven, paradise, seventh heaven, cloud nine, Eden, Utopia, Arcadia; More

    antonyms: misery

verb

informal
verb: bliss; 3rd person present: blisses; past tense: blissed; past participle: blissed; gerund or present participle: blissing; adjective: blissed-out
  1. 1.
    reach a state of perfect happiness, oblivious of everything else.
    “Josh is just blissed out, always smiling”
Origin
Old English blīths, bliss, of Germanic origin; related to blithe.

We love Words – Integrity

We love words!
Today’s word is Integrity:
integrity
ɪnˈtɛɡrɪti/
noun
noun: integrity
  1. 1.
    the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles.
    “a gentleman of complete integrity”
    synonyms: honesty, uprightness, probity, rectitude, honour, honourableness, upstandingness,good character, principle(s), ethics, morals, righteousness,morality, nobility, high-mindedness, right-mindedness, noble-mindedness,virtue, decency, fairness,scrupulousness, sincerity, truthfulness, trustworthiness

    “I never doubted his integrity”
  2. 2.
    the state of being whole and undivided.
    “upholding territorial integrity and national sovereignty”
    synonyms: unity, unification, wholeness, coherence, cohesion, undividedness,togetherness,solidarity, coalition

    “internal racial unrest threatened the integrity of the federation”
    antonyms: division
    • the condition of being unified or sound in construction.
      “the structural integrity of the novel”
      synonyms: soundness, robustness, strength, sturdiness, solidity, solidness,durability,stability, stoutness, toughness

      “the structural integrity of the aircraft”
      antonyms: fragility
    • internal consistency or lack of corruption in electronic data.
      “integrity checking”
Origin
late Middle English (in sense 2): from French intégrité or Latin integritas, from integer‘intact’ (see integer). Compare with entirety, integral, and integrate.

We love words – Constancy

Today we take a look at the word Constancy:

late 15th century: from Latin constantia, from constant- ‘standing firm’ (see constant).

1. Steadfastness, as in purpose or affection; faithfulness.
2. The condition or quality of being constant; changelessness.

(ˈkɒnstənsɪ)

n

1. the quality of having a resolute mind, purpose, or affection; steadfastness
2. freedom from change or variation; stability
3. (Psychology)psycholthe perceptual phenomenon in which attributes of an object appear toremain the same in a variety of different presentations, e.g., a given object looks roughly the samesize regardless of its distance from the observer
4. (Environmental Science)ecologythe frequency of occurrence of a particular species in sampleplots from a plant community

Constancy

dyed-in-the-wool Confirmed, inveterate; complete, thorough, unmitigated, out-and-out. When wool is dyed before being made into yarn, its color is more firmly fixed and lasting. A variant of this expression appeared in Sir Thomas North’s translation of Plutarch’s Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans (1579):

He hadthrough institution and education (as it were) died in wool the manners of children.

hard-and-fast Ironclad, binding, strict, rigid, unbending. The literal, nautical sense of the term denotes aship on shore or aground, stuck and immovable. It is probably this sense that gave rise to the figurative meaning in popular use today. Both the figurative and literal meanings date from the late 19th century.

man for all seasons A reliable, steadfast male; a man of principle who retains his integrity regardless of the situation. This expression alludes to a man who is unruffled by vicissitudes and who remains constant despite changing circumstances, like the weather. The phrase was popularized when Robert Bolt used it as the title of his dramatization of the life of Sir Thomas More (1960).

regular brick An agreeable, sincere male; a regular guy. This expression, referring to the solid,unvariegated constitution of a brick, describes a man who is genuinely amiable, unaffected, and reliable.

I don’t stick to declare Father Dickwas a regular brick. (Richard H. Barham,The Ingoldsby Legends,1845)

through thick and thin Through difficulties or adversity, in spite of any or all obstacles; faithfully,unwaveringly. According to theOED, thick and thin was originally thicket and thin wood. Thus this expression denoted an actual physical obstacle, as in the following quotation from Spenser’s FaerieQueene:

His tireling jade he fiercely forth did push Through thick and thin, both over bank and bush.

Currently through thick and thin is used figuratively as well, referring to any conceivable obstacle, and in context, connoting faithfulness.

There’s five hundred men here to back you up through thick and thin. (T. H. Hall Caine,The Manxman,1894)

true-blueLoyal, faithful; steadfast, staunch, unwavering, constant.

The Old Beau is true-blue, to the high-flown principles [of] King Edward’s First Protestant Church.(Edmund Hickeringill,Priest-craft, 1705)

The color blue has long been the symbol of truth and constancy. Some conjecture the association arose because of the renowned fastness of Coventry blue dye. According to theOED, true-blue was applied to the Scottish Presbyterian or Whig party of the 17th century, the Covenanters having assumed blue as their partisan color in opposition to the royal red. Their doing so may have been connected with Numbers 15:38of the Bible, in which the Lord commands Moses to have the Israelites put a blue ribbon on the fringes of the borders of their garments as a reminder to keep His commandments.

1. steadiness, stability, regularity, uniformity, perseverance, firmness, permanence,fixedness Climate reflects a basic struggle between constancy and change.
2. faithfulness, loyalty, devotion, fidelity, dependability, trustworthiness, steadfastnessEven before they were married, she had worried about his constancy.
Quotations
“But I am constant as the northern star”
“Of whose true-fixed and resting quality”
“There is no fellow in the firmament” [William Shakespeare Julius Caesar]

Finance Monthly Global Awards 2016 Shortlist

We are proud to announce that our company has been shortlisted for a Finance Monthly Global Award 2016 in the category of:

Interpreting and Translation – UK

Now in its 8th year the Finance Monthly Global Awards celebrate excellence across private and public sectors as well as commerce and industry.

In order to produce the shortlist, the following points were considered:

  • The number of unique nominations received
  • Amount of documented activity within the last 12 months in comparison to industry peers
  • Involvement in significant deals, cases, notable work, innovation in products and services
  • Recognised expertise
  • Innovation in client care
  • Size (value) of involvement within transactions, deals and cases
  • Supporting material, covering statements and evidence supplied

The winners will be announced week commencing Monday 20th June 2016.

For more information on the Finance Monthly Global Awards 2016 please visit:

http://globalawards.finance-monthly.com/

We love words – Tenacity

Today we take a look at the word Tenacity

the quality or fact of being able to grip something firmly; grip.
“the sheer tenacity of the limpet”
synonyms: persistence, pertinacity, determination, perseverance, doggedness, tenaciousness,single-mindedness, strength of will, firmness of purpose, strength of purpose, fixity of purpose, bulldog spirit, tirelessness, indefatigability, resolution, resoluteness, resolve,firmness, patience, purposefulness, staunchness, steadfastness, constancy, staying power,application, diligence, assiduity, sedulousness, insistence, relentlessness,inexorability, inexorableness, implacability, inflexibility; More

  • the quality or fact of being very determined; determination.
    “you have to admire the tenacity of these two guys”
  • the quality or fact of continuing to exist; persistence.
    “the tenacity of certain myths within the historical record”

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M&A Awards 2016 Nomination!

We are very proud to share that Traductio Ltd. has been shortlisted for a Finance Monthly M&A Award 2016 in the category of: Interpreting and Translation Firm of the Year – UK

About the M&A Awards

“Now in its 7th year the Finance Monthly M&A Awards celebrate excellence and exist to recognise and celebrate those companies and individuals who have delivered the highest quality results and have excelled their clients’ expectations over the last 12 months.

Our key goal is to reward those firms who have demonstrated measurable achievements across the industry.

Each year, Finance Monthly’s corporate readership works with companies and advisory firms to help facilitate and complete some of the most significant deals across the globe. The M&A awards gives Finance Monthly the opportunity to acknowledge, recognise and celebrate those companies and individuals involved in the industry.

The winners will be announced May 2016.”

www.finance-monthly.com

Happy Easter!

Dear Traductio Customer,

 

May this Easter inspire us to new hope, happiness, prosperity and abundance. May it linger in our hearts forever.

We are given yet another reason to be thankful for all meaningful blessings in our life.
We wish you and your loved ones the renewal of love, happiness and life.
Have a wonderful Easter!

 

Warm wishes,

Traductio Limited

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Szanowni Państwo,

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W 2016 roku oferujemy Państwu 10% zniżki na tłumaczenia ogólne z języka polskiego na język angielski.

Zniżka ta obowiązuje przez cały rok!

Pozdrawiamy serdecznie,

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Nominacja do Nagrody Finance Monthly Global Awards 2015

Z przyjemnością zawiadamiamy iż Biuro Tłumaczeń Traductio otrzymało nominację do prestiżowej nagrody Finance Monthly Global Awards 2015.

Aplikację do nagrody wysunęli nasi klienci korporacyjni z Wielkiej Brytanii.

Nominację do nagrody otrzymują organizacje, które wyróżniają się jakością, innowacyjnością, oraz znajomością rynku i potrzeb klientów.

Dziękujemy naszym klientom za zaufanie i to ważne dla nas wyróżnienie.

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