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Something distinct enough to have a name or other form of unique identifier is an Entity. The verb form of that, to connote that you gave something a name: Identified seems like it uses the same root word.
Irish citizens have the legal right in Ireland to use the Irish or English version of their name. This law has historical roots and significance. A full elaboration on this subject would include reference to many years of imperial "attention" from our esteemed neighbours who "gifted" us their wonderful language (Google: tally stick irish language). Only one ...
I can't improve on current price, but "last price" sounds a little confusing. Previous Price might be a little better. Oldest price is probably OK, but Original Price might be more clear.
Consider, formerly. in time past; in an earlier period or age; previously. Random House Jane Miller formerly Smith WikiTree
Consider previously: Debra Trent (previously Smith) (LinkedIn) previously: at an earlier time or formerly (WordNet)
The correct way to write the name of a firm is however the firm writes it. There are different acceptable styles for commas in lists, so always follow the style they have chosen. Likewise for spelling, punctuation and capitalization. For example: eBay, Inglourious Basterds
I always assumed it had to do with the Norman Conquest. Those pesky French speakers wouldn't pronounce a final consonant unless there was a final 'e' to make them do it. Am I wrong in this assumption?
After an English battle (Forget the name & date) the king awarded the families who fought victoriously the right to add the letter 'e' to their surnames. e.g. Steele, Clarke etc.
Joseph Gibaldi, MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing, second edition (1998), touches on product and company names only once, as far as I can tell, but in that instance it doesn't not italicize such names: 6.8.10 An Advertisement To cite an advertisement, state the name of the product, company, or institution that is the subject of the ...
Both are correct. In Petrovski residence, the name functions as an attributive noun or noun adjunct (see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noun_adjunct). This is analogous to phrases such as tool box and bus stop. That is, it is a residence that happens to be characterized by the fact that its resident is Petrovski; the fact denoted by the phrase is the ...
It would be correct to simply use the non-possessive "Petrovski". For example, "The Petrovski home is large enough for a party." Using the possessive would also be correct, as long as the possessive matched the number of persons being referenced in the household. So it might be "The Petrovskis' home..." if there is more than one person in the household, or ...
There is no single word for 'sunflower seed' in English. (this can really only be confirmed by comprehensive dictionary search, so I'm only using native speaker intuition). This may be obvious to native English speakers because 'sunflower seed' seems to be sufficient. But it isn't totally unreasonable to expect one. There are often single words where a ...
Many plants lend their common English names to their constituent parts. "A rose" (by any other name), might refer to the entire plant, but it may also mean an individual bloom, perhaps on its stem. To clarify, you'd say something like "I bought a rose bush for the garden." Some of these common names are widely understood to mean a particular part, by ...
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