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- Famed for his dictionary, "Rambler" essays and The Lives of the English Poets, Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) remains one of the most-quoted and carefully observed authors who ever lived. —Publishers Weekly, 21 July 2008
- I still read relatively slowly in Yiddish, with frequent recourse to a dictionary, and my first year of graduate school found me at my desk till two or three in the morning every night … —Aaron Lansky, Outwitting History, 2004
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Do students have access to bilingual dictionaries and books in their home languages?
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Merriam-Webster is adding 850 new words to it's dictionary, including mansplain, wordie and cryptocurrency.
There are no toddler-to-English dictionaries, and good luck finding an online course.
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Over 300 new words are being added to the new Scrabble dictionary, which will be published in the fall.
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DICTIONARY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dictionary for English Language Learners
: a reference book that contains words listed in alphabetical order and that gives information about the words' meanings, forms, pronunciations, etc.
: a reference book that lists in alphabetical order the words of one language and shows their meanings or translations in a different language
: a reference book that lists in alphabetical order words that relate to a particular subject along with their definitions and uses
DICTIONARY Defined for Kids
Definition of dictionary for Students
- a medical dictionary
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