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    NewHopeR is offline Senior Member
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    Does "in all genres and medias" mean "in all genres and in all medias"?

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    there were great efforts made by the medias of the involved countries about 600 works in all genres and medias were submitted for review.

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    Re: Does "in all genres and medias" mean "in all genres and in all medias"?

    Yes. Did Oxford dictionary really use "medias" as a super-plural?

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    Re: Does "in all genres and medias" mean "in all genres and in all medias"?

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Yes. Did Oxford dictionary really use "medias" as a super-plural?


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    Re: Does "in all genres and medias" mean "in all genres and in all medias"?

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    Yes. Did Oxford dictionary really use "medias" as a super-plural?
    It does not recommend its use, but explains how the word is increasingly being used in the industry.

    Rover

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    Re: Does "in all genres and medias" mean "in all genres and in all medias"?

    I don't think the use of "medias" in that way sounds correct at all.

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