Semantic Analysis of Phrases Containing ‘Private Security’ in English and Macedonian

Saše Gerasimoski, SG and Vesna Trajkovska, VT (2015) Semantic Analysis of Phrases Containing ‘Private Security’ in English and Macedonian. In: Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference Fighting Contemporary Forms of Crime. Academy of Criminalistic and Police Studies, Belgrade, pp. 163-169.

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Abstract

The paper focuses on semantic analysis of phrases containing the collocation “private security” in English and their corresponding translational equivalents in Macedonian. The authors concentrate on several key concepts within private security area containing this collocation which they consider relevant to this type of analysis. Methodologically, the paper is based on comparative and content analysis of specialized dictionaries, books and legal acts in this field. The authors believe that this paper could be useful in determining the semantic features of these phrases and identifying their semantic nuances when translating them from English into Macedonian and vice versa. The findings will also contribute to better understanding and use of these phrases for scientific and practical purposes within private security area. The limitations of the paper could be found in the non-exhaustiveness of the phrases with this collocation, as well as the fact that this issue has not been addressed so far within the Macedonian science and practice of private security. Keywords: private security, semantic analysis, translational equivalents, English, Macedonian.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Humanities > Languages and literature
Scientific Fields (Frascati) > Social Sciences > Other social sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Security
Depositing User: Fbs Eprints
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2020 12:03
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2020 12:03
URI: http://eprints.uklo.edu.mk/id/eprint/4618

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