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Both MLA style and my favorite, The Chicago Manual of Style, require that foreign words be italicized. But Nazi has become thoroughly anglicized. There is even an American Nazi Party (ANP). However, "Nazi" stands for Nationalsozialismus.


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Obey the dictates of your manual of style, either the one you've chosen or the one thrust upon you. I use The Chicago Manual of Style, which specifies italics for Latin words that have not been adopted into the English: His modus operandi is veni, vidi, vici. I would say that any Latin term that has its own acronym in police procedures (i.e, "MO") has ...


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Obey your manual of style, either the one you chose or the one thrust upon you. I use The Chicago Manual of Style, which says that unfamiliar foreign words should be set in italic. The exception is proper names so it's Moscow in English and Moskva in Russian, but both are in roman type. In deciding how familiar is familiar, CMS says that "there are no ...


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It is done to make a clear distinction between the two 'their's in the sentence. The sentence can easily be split into two halves: Some elections are held in friendly client states to legitimize their rulers and regimes and ... others are held in disfavored or enemy countries to legitimize their political systems. In the first half, 'their' ...



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