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A high public or government official of the Chinese empire; the term has been used in reference to the power wielded by a mandarin-like class of professionals—physicians, lawyers, scientists, engineers, middle managers, etc.
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This contest is good for us to learn Mandarin,' stated Sandra Fatima Adelaide Pereira, one of the students from East Timor.
In the Individual section, contestants gave a short presentation in Mandarin, translated sentences from English into Mandarin and were tested on their knowledge of China and Chinese culture.
This includes tailored menus for flights to China, as well as Mandarin and Cantonese-speaking customer relations teams to help customers before or after they travel.
At the gate, the team will make announcements in Mandarin for customers on the Shanghai and Beijing flights.
The downtown Mandarin Oriental hotel will feature 257 guestrooms, suites and serviced apartments, which will be located on floors 16 to 38 of the tower.
Pour over it juice of mandarin, 1/2 cup soy sauce, 1/4 cup sugar, and 1/2 teaspoon mace.
Mandarin oranges have become one of the horticultural commodities which have been prioritized to be developed by the Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture.
Mandarin is China's official language, spoken by the country's 1.
The Wall Street Journal produced a rough translation of the Mandarin song's lyrics.
Earlier this year in July, the group opened the 104-room Mandarin Oriental, Milan, located close to the La Scala Opera House, with stylish interiors by Italian designer Antonio Citterio and dining overseen by award-winning Italian chef Antonio Guida.
A male Mandarin was reported to have found a new home at Crow nest Park in Dewsbury.
Agricultural Research Service scientist Dave Obenland at Parlier, California, and horticulturist Mary Lu Arpaia and colleagues at the University of California-Riverside are conducting studies to discover more about mandarin flavor and--equally as important--how to protect it as these oranges make their way from the orchard to the fruit bowl on your kitchen counter.