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Cecil Explained

cecil at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['si:səl]

Cecil at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

proper name, and fem. Cecilia, from L. C?icilius, fem. C?icilia, name of a Roman gens, from c?icus "blind." ///

Cecil at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

English statesman. Trained in statesmanship by his father, W. Cecil, Robert entered the House of Commons in 1584. He became acting secretary of state in 1590 and was formally appointed to the post by Elizabeth I in 1596. He succeeded his father as chief minister in 1598 and guided the peaceful succession of Elizabeth by James I, for whom he continued as chief minister from 1603 and lord treasurer from 1608. He negotiated the end of the war with Spain in 1604 and allied England with France.

cecil at English => English (Computer) Of Explained:

ЕН (за екскурзия и пр.) all-day (attr.)
всеки ДЕН every day; day in, day out
с всеки изминат ДЕН with every passing day
през ДЕН every other day
през два дни every third day
тоя ДЕН this day
на тоя/днешния ДЕН today
преди една година на тоя ДЕН one/a year ago today
точно на тоя/днешния ДЕН преди една година той... it is one year to the day that he...
предният ДЕН the day before
оня ДЕН the day before yesterday;

Cecil at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » Caecilius|lang=la, a Roman family name derived from Inter: term » caecus||blind|lang=la. The surname has absorbed the Inter: etyl » owl given name Inter: term » Seisyllt|lang=owl, from Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » Sextilius|lang=la, from Inter: term » Sextus|lang=la.

Pronunciation

*: Inter: IPA » /ˈsiːsəl/,http://www.speech.cs.cmu.edu/cgi-bin/cmudict?stress=-s&in=CECIL Inter: IPA » /ˈsɛsəl/

Proper noun

Inter: en-proper nou » n
  • Inter: given name » male|from=Latin.
    1. Inter: surname » from=Welsh

      Quotations

      * 1968 Category: w - :Ivan Southall|Ivan Southall, Let the Balloon Go, Methuen, page 91:

  • : John Sumner always called him "Sissy" but other kids called him Cecil or See-sal or Weasil. He didn't mind anything except "Sissy". Every time he heard it he saw red.

    References

    Related terms

    * Cecilia

  • Translation: el » Cecil
    Translation: fr » Cecil
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    Translation: hu » Cecil
    Translation: no » Cecil
    Translation: pl » Cecil
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    Translation: sr » Cecil
    Translation: zh » Cecil