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exotic

[ig′zäd·ik]
(ecology)
Not endemic to an area.
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Tensions between methods of foreignization and domestication involved in the translation process take on even more significance in children's literature when adults are making decisions on behalf of young people about the supposed levels of challenge, comprehension, and readability of the perceived "exoticness" of international texts for child readers.
'." In spite of the disparity in budgets and in the exoticness of the locations - Cinecitta Studios in Rome compared to a community centre in Wednesbury and Earlswood Lakes - Keith actually told Tony that he waT envious of the fact he had got to write and direct his own movie.
I can indulge myself in sun-kissed fantasies of faraway exoticness without forking out on flights or having any vaccinations.
It is exoticness that is mostly associated with the Orient; in other words, it is the intriguingly unusual and different, excitingly strange Orient that has captured the interest of the European most throughout history.
Few places in the world are as endowed with so much "exoticness" from its volcanic genesis.
Taking your body into spaces of the other and coming back to tell about it does not make you an expert on diversity or culture; it makes you someone who loves to visit the margins of Whiteness and then come back to tell about its exoticness. We believe in study abroad, to be sure; one of the authors has been leading a study abroad experience with students to Chile for the last 10 years.
The importance of reporting about food resided in its exoticness, which emphasized the uniqueness of the foreign experience.
It is celebrated for its exoticness, but it is excluded from the Brazilian literary canon.
Bright and pastel florals suddenly take on a flamenco-inspired exoticness against such an extreme contrast.
This generality is a weakness, as is the depiction of Venus and her family residing in a kind of timeless exoticness, apart from their community.
The Ratha Yatra Festival of Chariots, attended by an estimated 6,000 people, involved a special festival which aimed to incorporate all the exoticness, vitality and colour of India.