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  • n. Plural form of dictionary.


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  • This has changed in recent years with the introduction of US versions of originally UK style advanced learner dictionaries from the UK, employing IPA symbols mapped onto a provisional GA.

    P is for Phonemic Chart « An A-Z of ELT

  • (Most Latin dictionaries will simply give you the information “curia, – ae, fem.”, for example, and the user is expected to deduce from this that curiam is the proper form needed after the preposition per.) Throbert McGee (Quote)

    The Volokh Conspiracy » PC

  • One of the better etymology dictionaries is found here.

    Etymology – the origins of words « Write Anything

  • Although I don't know Latin, I have been able to create a rough translation of these words with a little help from the various online Latin dictionaries and the one I pulled out of my vest pocket.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Ampersand, the name by which we know & today, is a corrupt abridgement of the phrase, and first appeared in dictionaries in 1837.

    The curious land of the ampersand

  • True the COD defines it as the science of processing data for storage and retrieval but I have always thought of it as falling into the category of what I call dictionary words: Some words are found in dictionaries but are hardly ever used outside them.

    14 posts from February 2009

  • In my Guide to English Language Usage I say information technology (IT): The word informatics appears in dictionaries but is not in common current use.

    14 posts from February 2009

  • In pointing out that codons are symbols for amino acids or a stop indicator the useage of the word symbol is consistent with standard definitions found in dictionaries of the English language.

    Beckwith on ID

  • The general concensus of three dictionaries is that the word means: NOT CAPABLE OF BEING AFFECTED OR DISTURBED.

    Clinton chastises press for ignoring sexism

  • Mexico is sometimes referred to as the land of Mañana Those of us who tried to look up the word in dictionaries before com ... read more culture-customs exploring-tourism

    Ojo Del Lago - The Tarahumaras: And Endangered Species


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  • Ah, wiktionary: "Plural form of dictionarie."

    November 16, 2010