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nevertheless [ˌnevəðəˈles]

a predsa (One question, nevertheless, has been often in my mind.)

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thrive* [θraɪv]
(pt thrived/throve, pp thrived/thriven)

prosperovať, dari, sa, prekvitať (Typography thrives as a shared concern – and there are no paths at all..)

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solitude [ˈsɒlɪˌtjuːd]

samota, osamelosť ( The subject of this book is not typographic solitude, but the old, well-travelled roads..)

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preconception [ˌpriːkənˈsepʃən]

predsudok (I have no preconceptions about which brands of computers, or which versions of which proprietary software, they may use)

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synopsis [sɪˈnɒpsɪs]

súhrn, prehľad (Hisorical Synopsis)

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oblique [əˈbliːk]

šikmý (bolique axis)

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crisp [krɪsp]

strohý, rázny (štýl)

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aperture [ˈæpətʃə]

otvor, štrbina

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subsidiary [səbˈsɪdɪərɪ]

vedľajší, podružný, druhotný (Italic subsidiary to roman and closely linked with it)

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foremost [ˈfɔːˌməʊst]

v prvom rade, na prvom mieste (These charts show first and foremost the axis of the pen that makes the letter).

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subjugate [ˈsʌbdʒʊˌgeɪt]

podriadiť. podmaniť (italic fully subjugated to roman)

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liberated [ˈlɪbəˌreɪtɪd]

emancipovaný, nezávislý, (italic partially liberated from roman)

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misuse [ˌmɪsˈjuːz

zneužiť, zle použiť (Typography is an art that can be deliberately misused)

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disguised [dɪsˈgaɪzd]

maskovany, skrývaný (It is a craft by which the meaning of a text can be knowingly disguised.)

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rife [raɪf] with

oplývajúci, hemžiaci sa (In a world rife with unsolicited messages, typography must often draw attention...)

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unsolicited [ˌʌnsəˈlɪsɪtɪd]

nevyžiadaný, nežiadúci (In a world rife with unsolicited messages, typography must often draw attention...)

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relinquish [rɪˈlɪŋkwɪʃ]

vzdať sa, upustiť (Yet in order to be read, it must relinquish the attention it has drawn.)

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serenity [sɪˈrenɪtɪ]

pokoj, nevzrušenosť (It takes various forms and goes by various names, including serenity, livelness, laughter, grace and joy)

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elucidate [ɪˈluːsɪˌdeɪt]

vysvetliť, objasniť, (The satisfactions of the craft come from elucidationg, and perhaps even ennobling the text)

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ennobling

zošľachťujúci, povznášajúci (The satisfactions of the craft come from elucidationg, and perhaps even ennobling the text)

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dignity [ˈdɪgnɪtɪ]

dôstojnosť (Letters have a life and dignity of their own)

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courtesy [ˈkɜːtɪsɪ]

zdvorilosť, slušnosť (Typography is a link and it ought, as a matter of honor, courtesy and pure delight to be as strong as the others in the chain.)

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stamina [ˈstæmɪnə]

výdrž, vytrvalosť ä it is still to give the illusion of superhuman speed and stamina – and superhuman patience and precision.)

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platitude [ˈplætɪˌtjuːd]

otrepaná fráza, klišé (typography that can walk familiar ground without sliding into platitudes)

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obtuseness

obmedzenosť, tuposť (Typography is to literature as musical performance is to composition: an essential act of interpretation, full of endless opportunities for insight or obtuseness. )

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deployment [dɪˈplɔɪmənt]

nasadenie, rozmiestnenie ( The same alphabets and page designs can be used for a bography and for a manual on the use and deployment of biological weapons.)

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inherently [ɪnˈhɪərəntlɪ or -ˈher-]

vo svojej podstate, z podstaty (Evidently there is nothing inherently noble and trustworthy in the written or printed word.)

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purport [pɜːˈpɔːt]

tvriť, vyhlasovať (A novel often purports to be a seamless river of words form beginning to end)

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seamless [ˈsiːmlɪs]

jednoliaty, súvislý (A novel often purports to be a seamless river of words form beginning to end)

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novel [ˈnɒvəl]

román

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obscure [əbˈskjʊə]

nejasný, ťažko zrozumiteľný (Such features may be obscure in the manuscript, even if thy are clear in the authorjs mind.)

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timbre [ˈtɪmbə or ˈtæmbə French tε̃brə]

timbre, sfarbenie hlasu (hud.)

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interchangeable [ˌɪntəˈtʃeɪndʒəbəl

zameniteľný, vymeniteľný (Thee root metaphor of tpesetting is that te alphabet is a system of interchangeable parts.)

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particle [ˈpɑːtɪkəl]

(elementárna) častica

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poignant [ˈpɔɪnjənt or -nənt]

dojímavý, pálčivý, bolestný (The typographer can make poignant and lovely typography from bibliographical paraphernalia and textual chaff.)

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raconteur [ˌrækɒnˈtɜː]

rozprávač (dobrý)

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yarn [jɑːn]

priadza, vlákno (thought is a thread, and the raconteur is a spinner of yarns - but the true storyteller, the poet, is a weaver. )

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thread [θred]

niť (thought is a thread, and the raconteur is a spinner of yarns - but the true storyteller, the poet, is a weaver. )

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weaver [ˈwiːvə]

tkáč (thought is a thread, and the raconteur is a spinner of yarns - but the true storyteller, the poet, is a weaver. )

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scribe [skraɪb]

pisár, opisovač (The scribes made this old and audibe abstraction into a new and visible fact)

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audible [ˈɔːdɪbəl]

počuteľný (The scribes made this old and audibe abstraction into a new and visible fact)

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loom [luːm]

(tkáčske) krosná

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ragged [ˈrægɪd]

otrhaný, neupravený, rozstrapatený (If text is set ragged right)

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loosely [ˈluːslɪ]

splývavo, voľne (A loosely fitted typography)

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inflected [ɪnˈflektɪd]

ohýbavý, flexívny (In highly inflected languages, such as Latin)

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decipher [dɪˈsaɪfə]

rozlúštiť, dešifrovať

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evenness

rovnomernosť, vyrovnanosť (In justified text, there is always a trade-off between evenness of word spacing and frequency of hyphenation.)

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pinched [ˈpɪntʃt]

strhaný, vyziabnutý (, making the text look like a netly pinched piecrust)

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inflationary [ɪnˈfleɪʃənərɪ]

inflačný (In nineteent century, which was a dark and inflationary age in typography)

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period [ˈpɪərɪəd]

bodka (na konci oznamovacej vety)

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cease [siːs]

prestať, ustáť (etter spacing has a role to play wherever words have ceased to matter and letters are what count. )

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fastidious [fæˈstɪdɪəs]

puntičkársky, pedantný (For German a fastidious typographer will take space out of the combinations..)

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arbitrarily [ˈɑːbɪtrərɪlɪ]

svojvoľne, ľubovoľne (And arbitrarily condensing or expanding letterforms is the poorest of all methods for fitting uneditable copy into unalterable space.)

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slaughter [ˈslɔːtə]

vraždenie, vyvraždenie (With no regard for letters to squish them into cattle trains and ship them to the slaughter)

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maltreatment [ˌmælˈtriːtmənt]

zlé zaobchádzanie (When letters are maltreated in this way, their reserve of legibility is sapped)

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chasm [ˈkæzəm]

zásadný rozdiel (medzi vecami) (The two ways of destroying such an opportunity are setting great chasms of space that the eye cannot leap without help)

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intrusion [ɪnˈtruːʒən]

narušenie ( If the main text runs 11/13, intrusions to the text should equal some multiple of 13 points)

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suffocate [ˈsʌfəˌkeɪt]

dusiť, udusiť (Don’t suffocate the page)