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A Passover Dictionary: What Do All Those Weird Hebrew Terms Mean?

Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Chametz During the Passover, we refrain from eating entirely chametz. Literally defined as “yeast”, the term chametz refers to products containing fermented cereals. Wheat, oats, rye, barley and spelt which have been in contact with water/moisture for more than 18 minutes would be within the scope of chametz. […]

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Best English to Dutch Dictionary – WATE 6 On Your Side

Which English-Dutch dictionary is the best? With only 60,000 words, Dutch is often touted as one of the easiest languages ​​for English speakers to learn. Strongly associated with Germanic languages, it features some of the longest compound words and many complicated pronunciations. For this reason, to study this language you will need a good English-Dutch […]

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After outcry, German dictionary changes definition of ‘Jew’

The main dictionary of standard German has changed its definition of Jew, or “Jude” in German, after a recent update sparked an outcry in the country’s Jewish community By KRISTEN GRIESHABER Associated Press February 17, 2022, 03:22 • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article BERLIN — The main dictionary of standard […]

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“The Dictionary of Lost Words”

“You once observed that certain words were considered more important than others simply because they were written. you are good at it, my dear Esme: keep considering the words we use and record. » I’m Betty Martin with “Martin’s Must Reads” and it’s an excerpt from the novel by Pip Williams The dictionary of lost […]

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Local Lingo: A Ski Town Dictionary – Buckrail

Editor’s Note: Every year, Best of Jackson Hole asks you to vote for your favorites: favorite foods, favorite adventures, local hangouts. It’s a celebration of the businesses, culture and people that make Jackson so special. To ring in the nominations season, which kicks off next week, we’re sharing evergreen content from the Best of Jackson […]

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Dictionary.com’s “2021 Word of the Year” is here, and it’s surprisingly perfect

Dictionary.com has officially announced its 2021 Word of the Year, and that word is: Ally Despite the plethora of divisive stories this year — the debates over vaccines, gun safety, education, abortion, the validity of conspiracy theories — that word has prevailed in our collective consciousness. And that alone points to something far more uplifting: […]

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“NFT” is Collins’ Dictionary Word of the Year: What does the industry think?

NFT, or non-fungible token, was named Word of the Year by the dictionary editor Collins, who say the use of the abbreviation increased by more than 11,000% in 2021. NFT is one of three technology-based words to top Collins’ list, narrowly beating “crypto” for the top spot and joining “metaverse.” NFTs have become a popular […]

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French dictionary adds non-binary pronoun but educators still have questions

The new term combines both the feminine and the masculine pronoun Le Petit Robert’s online entry for a new gender-neutral pronoun, shown here in a photo illustration on Wednesday, prompts French-language educators in Nova Scotia to seek more advice. Gabrielle Brown Through Gabrielle Brown November 25, 2021, 2:52 p.m. ASTLast update: November 25, 2021, 2:52 […]

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Collins Dictionary chooses NFT as the 2021 Word of the Year

Collins Dictionary chose the term NFT as its word of the year after growing interest in digital tokens that can sell for millions of dollars brought it into the mainstream. NFT is short for Non-Fungible Token. Collins defines it as “a unique digital certificate, stored on a blockchain, which is used to record ownership of […]

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And the Collins Dictionary Word of the Year is …

Collins Dictionary declared NFT its Word of the Year for 2021 in recognition of the convergence of the worlds of money, technology and art in what has come to be known as “non-fungible tokens.” NFTs have exploded in popularity this year with the help of collectors, speculators, and celebrity godfathers creating the hype – and […]

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The “Show us your name in the urban dictionary” sticker trend has gone viral and…

23 November 2021, 11:54 The internet is currently obsessed with the “Show us your name in the urban dictionary” sticker on Instagram. Here’s what the trendy name means. Shakespeare asked, “What’s in a name?” and he would have saved a lot of time if he had just logged into Urban Dictionary. You’ve probably noticed that […]

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French politicians have a word on the dictionary’s neutral “iel”

The French president’s wife said it went against the ‘beauty’ of the language, the country’s education minister saw it as a sign of a creeping ‘awakening’ and a parliamentarian was so furious that he complained to the French Academy. The culprit: a three-letter entry in the online edition of Little Robert. Brigitte Macron, wife of […]

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Sparks fly as a neutral pronoun included in the French dictionary – WAVY.com

PARIS (AP) — It’s a neutral pronoun that proves anything but: A non-binary pronoun added to an esteemed French dictionary has sparked a fierce language row in the country. Le Petit Robert introduced the word “iel” – a fusion of “il” (he) and “elle” (elle) – in its online edition last month. While the term […]

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Dictionary bosses reveal ‘perseverance’ is the word of 2021 after search spikes during Mars mission

Keep trying… you could become the word of the year! Dictionary bosses reveal ‘perseverance’ is the word of 2021 after searches spike during NASA’s Mars mission Cambridge Dictionary has revealed its word of the year for 2021 is ‘perseverance’ Searches for the word spiked after NASA’s Mars mission in February Word was searched on their […]

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NAR relies on dictionary in latest volley against DOJ

The National Association of Realtors’ latest volley in its case against the US Department of Justice includes images from the Merriam-Webster dictionary that define the words ‘closed’ and ‘open’ – a stark example of the distance between the two sides as they fight to find out if the DOJ can investigate two of the NAR’s […]

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Editors add 455 new words to Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary

Copyright 2021 NPR. To learn more, visit https://www.npr.org. NOEL KING, HOST: Do too many fluffernutters give you the body of a father? IN MARTINEZ, HTE: No. What did you hear? KING: (Laughs). MARTINEZ: Do your a-rama voting sessions still descend into whataboutism? KING: If these questions don’t make sense, don’t worry. You can look up […]

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New words added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary

The lexicographers working for Merriam-Webster are not word snobs. They understand better than anyone that the language is constantly changing, and even the silliest slang deserves a place in the dictionary if used enough. After closely following the evolution of the lexicon, Merriam webster added 455 terms to the dictionary in October 2021. A lot […]

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Kenyan dictionary; a hilarious look at our tongue

When someone calls you “Kiongozi” it is a sign of respect and deference to your leadership. He is the first cousin of ‘Boss’ and the illegitimate brother of ‘Mkubwa’. Don’t be surprised if they ask you to run for office. But when a Kenyan calls you ‘Kiongozi’, that’s not the compliment you mean. The subtext […]

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Oxford English Dictionary surfs the K-wave with great Korean update

If you are looking for a way to describe your new love for K drama after watching Squid game, you could say you ride korean wave. The South Korean survival drama has exposed millions of people to Korean culture and is considered the greatest original series ever released by Netflix. It’s # 1 in over […]

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Oxford English Dictionary adds 26 new Korean words

Oxford University Press reported that the September dictionary update included 26 words related to Korean culture. SEOUL, Oct 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Some 20 new words have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) published by Oxford University Press in Great Britain, reflecting the spread of Korean culture across the world. Oxford University Press […]

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Oxford English Dictionary Gets ‘Update K’ and Adds 20 New Words

The Oxford English Dictionary has become the latest piece of Western culture to be affected by the “Korean wave”. The definitive English language document announced that in response to the growing popularity of some South Korean cultural exports, more than 20 new words of Korean origin have been added to its pages. “K-pop, K-drama, K-beauty, […]

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Massachusetts State Library: News Murthy’s Cattage: A Biographical Dictionary Of Cats In Literature

01/10/2021 Spotlight on the October collection! Murthy’s Cattage: A Biographical Dictionary of Cats in Literature Murthy’s Cattage: A Biographical Dictionary of Cats in Literature Howard M. Chapin (Providence, RI, 1911) This month our Spotlight Collection features one of October’s unofficial mascots: cats! Murthy’s Cattage: A Biographical Dictionary of Cats in Literature was compiled by Howard […]

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King’s Lynn Students Receive Lifetime Dictionary

Each year, Trinity Rotary Clubs in Lynn donate picture dictionaries to fourth-graders at all elementary schools in King’s Lynn, which they can use for schoolwork and also at home. Ernie Foreman, president, said: “Although we normally present the books to every student in the school, with Covid-19 we felt we were unable to do so […]

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® Launch of the first digital dictionary of sign language in Azerbaijan – AZERTAC

The first digital dictionary of sign language (www.jestdili.az) for the hearing and speech community was launched in Azerbaijan. The website was developed with the financial support of Nar within the framework of the “Native Sign Language” project, winner of the “Social Projects” competition announced by the “Regional Development” Public Union (RDPU) of the Heydar Aliyev […]

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Macquarie Dictionary Celebrates 40 Years of ‘Shameless’ Australian English | Australia News

Today, 40 years have passed since the launch of the first edition of the Macquarie Dictionary – the first comprehensive and truly Australian publication of its kind. The publication of the Macquarie was a symbolic abandonment of colonial English and cultural cringe. (The word “bludger” appeared early on – but “bogan” had to wait for […]

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Anglo-Lotha Dictionary: ‘First Naga Dictionary with International Phonetic Alphabet’ published | Morung Express

IT Advisor, S&T and N&RE, Mmhonlumo Kikon publishes the “Anglo-Lotha Dictionary” at the Wokha District Planning and Development Council meeting held on September 15th. (Photo DIPR) Councilor Kikon congratulates the Department of Art and Culture, Lotha Academy and Professors Yanbeni Yanthan and Dr Imlienla Imchen Wokha, September 15 (MExN): An Anglo-Lotha dictionary was published on […]

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I think we now need a new dictionary

When I grew up in South London in the 1950s and 1960s my school insisted that because I was studying English language and literature for my “O” levels, I would need a dictionary. The book which then became a part of my daily life and, subsequently, my education was “The Oxford English Dictionary”. However, looking […]

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Humor by Rehana Munir: D is for dictionary

One of the sweetest pleasures in life is finding an old love. I’m currently enjoying the rebirth of one of those romances, with a well-dressed Oxford charmer whose linguistic brilliance reduces me to a cheerful idiot. I now know what a Mr. Tharoor feels like. The attractions of a pocket dictionary, the kind you wear […]

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Learn how to create a simple dictionary app using JavaScript

JavaScript is one of the most popular programming languages ​​among web developers. While learning JavaScript, everyone starts with the basics and building simple applications using DOM manipulation. In this article, you will learn how to create a dictionary using JavaScript and DOM manipulation. This article expects you to know the basics of JavaScript before reading […]

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In a nutshell: How to insert your new word in the dictionary

How do words enter dictionaries? A few months ago, I wrote a column on long words. I noted there that the longest word recognized by the good people at Merriam-Webster was considerably shorter than some of the long words recognized by their competitors. So why is this? “Famous,” they say, “the ‘longest word in the […]

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Kenya: Hello to the Kenyan dictionary …

For the uninitiated, “Hey, long …” is a daily social media greeting for souls who lost touch several moons ago. But a group of Kenyan lexicographers are asking you not to take this greeting at face value as it may cost you “something”. According to aspiring word-makers who have studied diction in our online conversations, […]

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South Africa: South Africa’s very first dictionary of the Kaap language launched – Why this is important

It has been around since the 1500s but the Kaaps language, synonymous with Cape Town in South Africa, has never had a dictionary until now. The trilingual dictionary of Kaaps has been spear by a collective of academic and community actors – the Center for research on multilingualism and diversity at the University of the […]

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A ‘NEET’ dictionary for Marathi students | Nagpur News

Nagpur: Entering English words into the medical curriculum can indeed be a challenge for those coming from vernacular language schools and now a single dictionary aims to provide a little help. The NGO Lift For Upliftment (LFU), which is currently training tribal children for the medical entrance exam in Gadchiroli, will release the dictionary on […]

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387 “Martyrs of Moplah” will be deleted from the Dictionary of Martyrs of the Freedom Struggle of India

The leaders of the rebellion of Malabar Variamkunnath Kunhamed Haji, Ali Musaliar and 387 other “martyrs of Moplah” will be removed from the Dictionary of the Martyrs of the Freedom Struggle of India. A three-member panel, which reviewed the entries in the fifth volume of the dictionary, published by the Indian Council for Historical Research […]

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Dictionary.com posted a wild tweet after “Jeopardy!” host Mike Richards has resigned

danger dictionary entry Kenneth Niemeyer / Insider “Danger!” fans rejoiced on Twitter following the resignation of new co-host Mike Richards. But the most unexpected burn came from Dictionary.com, which pointed out the irony of the series name. “Here it is in a sentence,” Dictionary.com tweeted. “My job is in danger because of my past comments.” […]

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Even the Dictionary.com trolls dishonored the “jeopardy!” »Host Mike RichardsTheWrap

If you were looking for the definition of “sick burn” you would probably find a picture of Dictionary.com’s not-so-subtle dig into the hosting drama at “Jeopardy!” “ In the midst of Mike Richards resignation from his “Jeopardy!” hosting functions Due to the backlash against his recently resurfaced offensive remarks, Dictionary.com’s Twitter account joined the online […]

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Duet on the edition of an illustrated Kinyarwanda dictionary | New times

ON AUGUST 8, Principe Tuyishime and Nancy Umuhire published a dictionary that includes over 500 Kinyarwanda vocabularies with English and French translations, as well as pictures illustrating their meanings. According to Tuyishime, the dictionary was designed for linguists, writers, translators, students, teachers, researchers and anyone who needs to understand the most basic vocabularies of Kinyarwanda. […]

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“Kaaps deserves respect”: readers react to the development of the Kaaps dictionary

Parent24 recently published that the Center for Research on Multilingualism and Diversity (CMDR) at the University of the Western Cape has decided to develop the very first Kaaps trilingual dictionary, with the aim of restoring the dignity of this marginalized language. In the article, Professor Quentin Williams, Director of CMDR, told us that they hope […]

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Kenya: Nyama Choma added to English dictionary

Nyama choma, a popular Kenyan term used to refer to grilled meat, has been added to the Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (OALD). According to the dictionary, nyama choma, described as meat cooked over a fire, can now be used in formal English contexts. A Nation report on Sunday August 1 indicates that the word is […]

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Twenty years in prison took Roderick “Rudy” Bankston to the dictionary, unlocking a long-standing passion for words

In 1995, at the age of 18, I was arrested and jailed in Milwaukee County Jail for first degree manslaughter, accomplice in crime and first degree reckless endangerment of security, accomplice in crime . The first case exposed me to a life sentence, the second to five years. My mother had convinced me to surrender, […]

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“Zaddy”, “Yeet” and other popular words added to Dictionary.com – UNF Spinnaker

Dust off that old scrabble board for a family game night because Dictionary.com To added over 300 new words that cover topics ranging from COVID-19 to well-known pop culture references. “Our team is redefining what it means to be the dictionary in a rapidly changing world. We are more than definitions and synonyms, ”said Jennifer […]

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Dictionary.com adds over 300 new words including “zaddy” and “ghost kitchen”

The world has changed a lot over the past year – and, of course, so have our vocabulary. Dictionary.com has added over 300 new words and definitions to its Last update to include new terminology and slang. “It’s a complicated and difficult society we live in, and language changes are helping us tackle it,” John […]

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Oof, Y’all, Dictionary.com just added over 300 new words and definitions

While some of them may be enough to make you say “oof”, the over 300 new words and definitions added to Dictionary.com in its latest round of updates reflect the realities of our rapidly changing world. Words that were popularized by the coronavirus pandemic, technological advances and racial calculation across the United States are now […]

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Dictionary.com adds over 300 new words and definitions: NPR

Dictionary.com has added over 300 new words and definitions, including “yeet” and “oof”, which reflect the changing world. Karen Bleier / AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle legend Karen Bleier / AFP via Getty Images Dictionary.com has added over 300 new words and definitions, including “yeet” and “oof”, which reflect the changing world. Karen […]

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Crypto Dictionary, Book Review: A Useful AZ of Crypto Definitions

Crypto Dictionary: 500 Tasty Tidbits for the Curious Cryptographer • by Jean-Philippe Aumasson • No Starch / Penguin Random House • 160 pages • ISBN: 9781718501409 • £ 20.99 / $ 24.99 Cryptography is perhaps the most important thing you use every day – from e-commerce and messaging apps to retrieving your emails, withdrawing money […]

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Real stories to illustrate definitions from the new refugee dictionary

THE dean of CountdownThe Dictionary Corner, Susie Dent, is supporting a campaign for a refugee dictionary that will define ‘refugee’ through thousands of stories, launched by the UK charity of the United Nations Refugee Agency for mark the 70th anniversary of the United Nations Refugee Convention. Anglican archbishops have come up with their own definitions. […]

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Word of the day from the Oxford Dictionary: “bakya” from the Philippines

Marc Jayson Cayabyab (The Philippine Star) – June 24, 2021 – 12:00 am MANILA, Philippines – The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) introduced the Tagalog word “bakya” as the word of the day on Tuesday, marking its important contribution to Filipino English. The OED on its official Twitter account posted its definition of bakya as a […]

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New Persian-Armenian dictionary unveiled by Sadi Foundation

TEHRAN – A new Persian-Armenian dictionary compiled by Tigran Davtyan has been released by the Sadi Foundation. The Armenian-Persian dictionary will be useful to Iranologists, translators, students, journalists, businessmen and a wide range of readers. The book was presented at a meeting at the Writers’ Union of Armenia in Yerevan, the foundation announced on Tuesday. […]

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Need a cyber-dictionary? Welcome to Grammar 2.0

“Can a dog be twins?” So reads the meme, a tweet composed by the unnamed heroine, five words that quickly go viral. Global. “The post had recently reached the penetration stage where teens posted teary face emoji to him. They were in high school. They were going to remember “Can a dog be twins?” Instead […]

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How to use what you have

Skills data is complicated. Talking about it and researching it can help, but you’ll often find jargon, acronyms, and even conflicting ideas. Cutting through all this noise is important because understanding skills data is invaluable to your organization. To help you harness its power, we’ve simplified the terminology in our three-part series, The skills data […]

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Competency data dictionary, part 2: taxonomies, ontologies and more

In our last blog post, we explained the key terminology around skill data and offered some definitions to help you understand and use it in your organization. This blog post will go beyond the basics and discuss the different methods of structuring your organization’s skill data. There are many overlapping (even contradictory) ideas about what […]

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Why a New Dictionary for the Upper Classes is Hailed as a Sloane Ranger Handbook for Our Time

Dictionaries tend not to have a lot of humor. Maybe that’s why you never see them in the downstairs restroom of some type of house, next to a stack of outdated Giles cartoon books and guidebooks. bluffers to buy wine. But that’s not the case with The Chin Dictionary, a collection of current words and […]

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Meanings behind RuPaul’s slogans

“Squirrel friends” started because, like drag queens, squirrels also hide their nuts. One of the greatest joys you get from joining the RuPaul’s Drag Race fan club is all the wonderful catchphrases you learn from the series. If a group of friends collectively share a love for Drag Race, they will spend the majority of […]

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“Liar’s Dictionary” is a smart treat for language enthusiasts: NPR

Eley Williams tells the story of two crazy word characters who work for the same dictionary editor 120 years apart. This novel is perfect for anyone who enjoys puns, crosswords, and witty writing. TERRY GROSS, HTE: It’s FRESH AIR. “The Liar’s Dictionary” is the first novel by award-winning British writer Eley Williams. It tells the […]

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Aviation Dictionary by ASA

Aviation is an industry full of terms, acronyms and technical language. This aviation dictionary app is based on the popular Dictionary of Aeronautical Terms book by Dale Crane and helps users understand all words, abbreviations, acronyms, and phrases across different aviation disciplines. The most comprehensive collection of aviation terminology available from a trusted resource in […]

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“Quarantine” named word of the year 2020 by Cambridge dictionary

The Cambridge dictionary has named “quarantine” as the word of the year 2020. The word was named word of the year based on data showing it was one of the most searched words in the Cambridge dictionary this year. “Quarantine was the only word to rank in the top five for search peaks and overall […]

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Uganda Translation to Luganda, Local Languages, Translator, Conversions English Dictionary Uganda

Are you worried about the diversity of languages ​​in Uganda? Worry no more because most Ugandans can speak, understand and write English. People are very keen to teach while learning from their visitors.When planning a trip to Uganda, never be disturbed by the languages ​​of the country. Being a former British colony, English has turned […]

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UAE ministry to launch sign language dictionary to help people with hearing loss

Dubai: The Ministry of Community Development (MoCD) will launch the first Employment Guide for Determined People on September 23, coinciding with International Sign Language Day. The MoCD said the guide “will give deaf and hard of hearing people job opportunities and access to the services they need – smoothly and easily.” The Sign Language Dictionary […]

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‘The Dictionary Project’ struggles to raise funds, relying on community

SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE / WYOU-TV) – The third year is an important moment in the education of a child. It is a year of transition to the upper levels of primary school. A local organization sponsors an annual project to help third-graders succeed, but this organization now needs help to make it happen. Over […]

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Merriam-Webster includes “Irregardless” in the dictionary, but why?

By Jonny Lupsha, News Editor “. NPR reported. The linguistic experts of Merriam webster have defended its place in their lexicon because of its popular use. Panels of linguists decide which words go into the dictionaries. “Irregardless” made its way into the dictionary after lexicographers accepted its inclusion due to the word’s popular use in […]

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More than 30,000 people have signed a petition asking the Oxford Dictionary to change its ‘sexist’ definition of the word ‘woman’

Maria Beatrice Giovanardi and a small team of female colleagues started a petition calling for attention to the Oxford Dictionary definition of “woman”. The petition was launched in time for International Women’s Day on March 8 and already has over 33,000 signatures supporting the revision. While researching, Giovanardi came across the Oxford dictionary definition of […]

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Macquarie Dictionary reveals cancellation of culture as its ‘word of the year’ for 2019

Macquarie Dictionary reveals 2019 ‘word of the year’ – and ‘thicc’ and ‘eco-anxiety’ follow closely behind The term ‘cancel culture’ has been named ‘word of the year’ for 2019 Macquarie Dictionary reveals 2019 word of the year is ‘cancel culture’ It means boycotting a public figure after they have done something “offensive”. The name has […]

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Stanford mid-sessions marginalized by Dictionary.com’s last “word of the day”

Dictionary.com innocently updated its word of the day on Wednesday, defining a “middle term” as “middle or halfway to a term.” This simple act turned out to have far-reaching consequences. While the choice of the word “midterm” was not in itself problematic, the way it was defined hurt the feelings of many Stanford midterms. CHEM […]

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‘Climate strike’ named word of the year 2019 by Collins dictionary | Books

In a year where global protests against the climate crisis were staged from Afghanistan to Vietnam, Extinction Rebellion protests halted traffic in major cities and Greta Thunberg called on young people to skip school to combat political inaction, the “climate strike” was named Collins Dictionary’s 2019 word of the year. Each year, the dictionary lexicographers […]

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How are words added to the dictionary?

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Last month, Merriam-Webster announced that 530 New words have been added to the dictionary. Among them are new meanings of existing words, such as “they” as a non-binary pronoun, “free solo” (as a climber, this is especially exciting […]

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Bongga, kilig, pandesal enter the Oxford dictionary

MANILA, Philippines – The third and latest edition of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) sees the addition of a number of words originating in the Philippines such as bongga, despedida, gimmick, halo-halo, kikay kit, kilig, Filipino worker abroad or OFW, pandesal and trapo, also expanding the meaning of some existing English words. An event celebrating […]

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Delta Life Fitness in The Woodlands named one of Franchise Dictionary Magazine’s 100 Best Game-Changer Franchises of 2018

THE WOODLANDS, TX – Delta Life Fitness (DLF), the unprecedented female-focused group workout franchise, today announced that it has been named one of the Top 100 Game Changer Franchises of 2018 by Franchise Directory magazine. Franchise Magazine is the guide for those who want to learn more about franchise opportunities across the country. Other franchises […]

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Your trail running dictionary – canadian running magazine

“Thank goodness that big ass wasn’t a qualifier because I jumped so much and I was DFL after the cut and didn’t get my curl for the hundo.” Trail runners are strange people who sometimes speak their own language. The jargon requires its own dictionary with detailed translations. Get to know the weird terms and […]

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Book Review: Star Wars The Complete Visual Dictionary New Edition

This comprehensive visual dictionary is the perfect Star Wars book for exploring the galaxy from afar. Packed with over 1,500 stunning images, it showcases major and minor characters (such as Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker), creatures, vehicles, weapons, accessories, and tech items in unparalleled detail. Beautiful photographs and captivating texts written by Star Wars experts […]

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Dictionary.com’s most searched words in Kavanaugh hearings

As we wrote, “Dictionaries are our wizards, places we run to when we come across scary or unfamiliar words or terms.” The events of the past week, largely rooted in accusations of sex and alcohol, sparked much discussion about the meaning of certain terms and led to a new entry in at least one dictionary. […]

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Hangry, guac, zoodles and more food words added to dictionary

In the middle of the afternoon, it’s not uncommon to crave a snack – perhaps guac or a marg happy hour. It turns out that this sentiment is so popular that it was added to the dictionary. The language is constantly evolving and this means that dictionaries often have to take into account new words […]

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The boy wants this new word added to the dictionary – but he needs you to use it!

A brilliant boy from Victoria, Canada recently discovered that something was missing from the English language – a word to describe words that spell something different when spelled backwards. And little Levi Budd even has a solution! We apologize, this video has expired. According to a now-viral video his family shared on YouTube, it all […]

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Anglotopia British English Dictionary 2nd Edition – Paperback

The description 5 years ago we published a British slang dictionary and it has always been one of our biggest sellers. We have sold thousands of them. It’s time for the book to be updated. We’ve added hundreds of words, new dictionaries and also guides to various British cultures (like the honors system, British police […]

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“YouTuber” added to Oxford English dictionary – TenEighty – Internet culture in brief

“YouTuber” added to Oxford English dictionary – TenEighty – Internet culture in brief 15 49.0138 8.38624 The arrow 0 the two 1 3000 1 0 horizontal https://teneightymagazine.com 300 4000 TenEighty uses cookies. Click “Accept” if that’s okay with you, or find more information and granular controls under “My Settings”. I accept Settings Google AdSense Google […]

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Chinese woman memorizes EVERY word in English-Chinese dictionary

Traveling dictionary: Li Yanzhi memorized the meaning of each word in the English-Chinese dictionary A Chinese mother has become a traveling dictionary by memorizing the English-Chinese dictionary from cover to cover, reported the People’s Daily. Li Yanzhi, 51, of Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, is able to explain the meaning of every word in the 2,458-page book, […]

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the production of the next Oxford English Dictionary

Compiling a dictionary of almost every word in the English language was a typical Victorian-era endeavor, with white-bearded gentlemen, complete confidence, and an endearing pace. After a quarter of a century, the first opus saw the light of day in 1884. Its content? “A to Ant.” In our impatient age, the Oxford English Dictionary is […]

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“The Dictionary of Lovers”, David Levithan | Arts & Culture | Spokane | Interior of the Pacific Northwest

abstract, n. David Levithan wrote a short story about a love story made up entirely of dictionary entries. A young couple meet online, have sex, move in together (but keep their belongings separate). He is not sure of himself; she drinks too much; they argue. To find out if they solve their problems and stay […]