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чувак  [choo-VAK] (masculine noun) – dude, man, guy

А кто этот чувак? Ты его раньше здесь видел? = Who is that guy? Have you seen him here before?

У тебя что, чувак, совсем крыша поехала? =  Dude, are you nuts?

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признательность - gratitude (8th August 2011)

признательность [pri-ZNA-tel'-nast'] (feminine noun) – gratitude

Директор выразил признательность всем сотрудникам, принявшим участие в этом проекте. = The CEO expressed his gratitude to all the employees who had taken part in this project.


This word is quite formal.

Synonym: благодарность.

Признательный = grateful. Мы признательны Вам за помощь. = We are grateful for your help.

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