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I'm one of those weird people that tends to not do the extras and listen to the commentaries and stuff on movies, although I do think they are fascinating and interesting - I'm just so worried that years later I wouldn't remember anything!
Richard Thomas

Meaning of "commentaries" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF COMMENTARIES

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COMMENTARIES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Commentaries is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COMMENTARIES

commensality
commensally
commensurability
commensurable
commensurably
commensurate
commensurately
commensurateness
commensuration
comment
commentarial
commentariat
commentary
commentary box
commentate
commentation
commentator
commentatorial
commenter
commentor

WORDS THAT END LIKE COMMENTARIES

accessories
anniversaries
beneficiaries
binaries
boundaries
canaries
diaries
dictionaries
documentaries
glossaries
itineraries
libraries
mercenaries
missionaries
obituaries
ovaries
salaries
secretaries
subsidiaries
summaries
varies

Synonyms and antonyms of commentaries in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «COMMENTARIES»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «commentaries» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of commentaries

Translation of «commentaries» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COMMENTARIES

Find out the translation of commentaries to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of commentaries from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «commentaries» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

评论
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

comentarios
570 millions of speakers

English

commentaries
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

टिप्पणियों
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التعليقات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

комментарии
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

comentários
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আলোচনা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

commentaires
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ulasan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kommentare
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

論評
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

논평
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Komentar
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bài bình luận
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வர்ணனைகள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

समालोचन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

şerhler
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

commenti
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

komentarze
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

коментарі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

comentarii
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σχόλια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kommentaar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kommentarer
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kommentarer
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of commentaries

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COMMENTARIES»

The term «commentaries» is very widely used and occupies the 21.679 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COMMENTARIES» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about commentaries

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10 QUOTES WITH «COMMENTARIES»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word commentaries.
1
David Cronenberg
The process of making a movie has expanded in terms of effort and time for the director, doing commentaries for the DVD for example, finishing deleted scenes so they could be on the DVD, and doing things like a web blog.
2
Charles Dance
We had five goats, two dogs, a cat and racks of commentaries on Shakespeare.
3
Jack Dee
I had a longing for ritual, something I could cling to, a routine to make me feel well and contented. I hoped that reading Bible commentaries and theological critiques would nudge me closer to some kind of absolute that I could hold up as a torch to light my way.
4
Charles Grodin
I do everything from home. I broadcast commentaries for CBS News Radio every day - from home, on a disk that I mail in. I write a weekly op-ed piece for the 'New York Daily News,' and any books or plays or movies that I'm crazy enough to write, I do that from home.
5
Matt Groening
When DVDs finally disappear, I'm going to be sad. I'll miss the commentaries.
6
Jackson Katz
Typical news accounts and commentaries about school shootings and rampage killings rarely mention gender.
7
Jay Roach
I've recently enjoyed the Paul Thomas Anderson commentaries and the David Fincher commentaries.
8
Peter Segal
I kind of don't like doing film commentaries because I think they're kind of weird.
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Richard Thomas
I'm one of those weird people that tends to not do the extras and listen to the commentaries and stuff on movies, although I do think they are fascinating and interesting - I'm just so worried that years later I wouldn't remember anything!
10
Faye Wattleton
One of the sad commentaries on the way women are viewed in our society is that we have to fit one category. I have never felt that I had to be in one category.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COMMENTARIES»

Discover the use of commentaries in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to commentaries and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Royal Commentaries of the Incas and General History of Peru ...
This new abridgment of both volumes of Livermore's classic translation presents those selections that comprise Garcilaso's historical narrative.
Garcilaso de la Vega, H. V. Livermore, Karen Spalding, 2006
2
Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 1: A Facsimile ...
These works are facsimiles of the eighteenth-century first edition and are undistorted by later interpolations. Each volume deals with a particular field of law and carries with it an introduction by a leading contemporary scholar.
Sir William Blackstone, William Blackstone, 1979
3
Psychological Commentaries on the Teaching of Gurdjieff and ...
Reissued in hard cover, these five unedited commentaries are taken from the weekly lectures and talks Nicoll gave to his students in England and which were recorded verbatim; the sixth volume is an index produced by the Gurdjieff society ...
Maurice Nicoll, 1996
4
Jeet Kune Do: Bruce Lee's Commentaries on the Martial Way
Presents Bruce Lee's complete philosophy on the martial arts as a way of life, illustrating its principles and core techniques, and offering a treatise on the nature of combat
Bruce Lee, John Little, 1997
5
Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books
CHAPTER THE FIRST. of the REDRESS of PRIVATE WRONGS BY THE MERE ACT OF, THE PARTIES. A T the opening of these commentaries * municipal •*- □ *□ law was in general defined to be, " a rule of " civil conduct, prescribed by the ...
Sir William Blackstone, Edward Christian, 1809
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Commentaries
PIUS II Margaret Meserve, Marcello Simonetta. Secuti sunt et Caudolae domini Iacobum imitati genitorem, quem sui temporis proditorum5 fuisse principem constat. Iacobus, cum aliquando sermonem coram se fieri de proditoribus accepis- set, ...
PIUS II, Margaret Meserve, Marcello Simonetta, 2007
7
Blackstone's Commentaries: With Notes of Reference, to the ...
With Notes of Reference, to the Constitution and Laws, of the Federal Government of the United States; and of the Commonwealth of Virginia. In Five Volumes. With an Appendix to Each Volume, Containing Short Tracts Upon Such Subjects as ...
Sir William Blackstone, St. George Tucker, Edward Christian, 1803
8
Commentaries on Living
Jiddu Krishnamurti. field someone picked up the song and sang with full-throated ease, and the girl stopped and listened till the male voice had finished it. It was getting dark now. The evening star was over the field, and the frogs began to call.
Jiddu Krishnamurti, 2010
9
Greek Commentaries on Revelation
In this volume of the Ancient Christian Texts series, William Weinrich renders a particular service to readers interested in ancient commentary on the Apocalypse.
Oecumenius,, Andrew of Caesarea,, Thomas C. Oden, 2011
10
Commenting and Commentaries
To that end, Spurgeon compiled this catalog for the use of ministers of average attainments, yet who are thoughtful and discerning men. The brief reviews are Spurgeon own opinions.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COMMENTARIES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term commentaries is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Greek crisis, effect on Bulgaria – commentaries continue (ROUNDUP)
Sofia. Sunday referendum in Greece is a front-burner issue for discussion for another day in a row. Thousands of Greeks celebrated in the ... «Focus News, Jul 15»
2
Protecting the stateless: Proposing an ASEAN response to the …
[CIRSS Commentaries] Can ASEAN protect the rights of the Rohingyas, considered as stateless by some, through a regional initiative? «Rappler, Jul 15»
3
Kathleen Parker: 'The Don' vs. 'The Bern'
To wit: His recent commentaries about Mexican immigrants as rapists, drug runners and criminals. And, he added, “some, I assume, are good ... «Tulsa World, Jul 15»
4
Greek referendum – commentaries of experts in Bulgaria (ROUNDUP)
Sofia. Results of referendum held in crisis-stricken Greece on Sunday, at which the Greek citizens decided to reject the terms of an international ... «Focus News, Jul 15»
5
AJ Daulerio readies Ratter 2.0
There won't be any aggregation, he said, but there will be plenty of personal essays and commentaries. The company's goal is to keep ... «Capital New York, Jul 15»
6
German media under fire for 'antisemitic' commentaries on …
Two prominent German media outlets have come under fire for running "antisemitic" commentaries on Kirill Petrenko, the Russian-born Jew ... «Jewish Chronicle, Jul 15»
7
Love – on however many legs
St. Louis Jewish Light: Commentaries - Love – on however many legs ... Editorial · Commentaries · Letters to the Editor · D'var Torah · Submit a ... «St. Louis Jewish Light, Jul 15»
8
Addressing Radio Biafra's Divisive Commentaries
He seems tireless, with his commentaries on a wide range of subjects all geared towards the need for the burdened southern region to secede ... «AllAfrica.com, Jun 15»
9
Berlin Philharmonic conductor stops talking to media following …
Petrenko stopped talking to the media following commentaries by Northern German Radio, or NDR, and Welt Online, the Frankfurter ... «Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Jun 15»
10
Al Jean has 90 hours (and counting) of Simpsons commentaries
In 11 Questions, The A.V. Club asks interesting people 11 interesting questions—and then asks them to suggest one for our next interviewee. «A.V. Club, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Commentaries [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/commentaries>. Oct 2020 ».
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