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2012 | 36 | 21-34

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Conceptualization of selected army ranks in English, German, Polish and Czech


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The present paper is a modest attempt at describing the conceptual basis and mechanisms of motivation traceable in selected army ranks in English, German, Polish and Czech. The linguistic development of army ranks provides an interesting insight into how the army organization and the relationships between army personnel (i.e. hierarchy) are conceptualized.



  • University of Gdańsk Poland


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