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Chinese as a Global Language
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1. The Resurgence of China’s Economy and the Rise of Chinese

Phrases such as “China Rising”, “China’s Century”, and “China Threat” are ubiquitous in both academic and mass media headlines and reports in the 21st century, reflecting the increasing economic power and political clout of China in relatio…

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Dongying (Doreen) WU, “Chinese as a Global Language”, in: Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics, General Editor Rint Sybesma. Consulted online on 26 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2210-7363_ecll_COM_00000056>
First published online: 2015

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