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(Phonetics & Phonology) that form of the received pronunciation of English supposed to be typical of Oxford University and regarded by many as affected or pretentious
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Noun1.Oxford English - the dialect of English spoken at Oxford University and regarded by many as affected and pretentious
English, English language - an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries
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1 (ANI): Popular terms 'Hangry' and 'Mansplaining' along with several other terms have been added to the Oxford English Dictionary this January.
by PTI The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) publishes four updates a year in March, June, September and December, respectively.
AN airline is hoping to get the phrase 'ManFran' into the Oxford English Dictionary.
After 'Hacksaw Ridge's' two-Oscar haul, Mel Gibson continues to repair his image in Tinseltown by taking significant steps in the right direction-this time, as an actor: First, he portrays James Murray, the top lexicographer of the Oxford English Dictionary's first edition.
The movie tells the story of James Murray, who is collecting words for the first Oxford English dictionary when he gets thousands of entries from an inmate at a mental asylum.
The letter K occupies fewer pages in the Oxford English Dictionary (2nd ed.
Prior Information Notice: Accessing electronic information resources oxford english dictionary.
TWERK", the word describing the dance popularised by Miley Cyrus, can be traced back to as early as 1820, according to the Oxford English Dictionary.
The humblebrag is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as "an ostensibly modest or self-deprecating statement whose actual purpose is to draw attention to something of which one is proud.
The Oxford English Reference Dictionary defines "environment" as "surroundings and conditions, esp.
One way to evaluate the impact of writers on their lives and times is to determine the number of citations they receive in the Oxford English Dictionary.
TAKING its first appearance in the Oxford English Dictionary in 1714 as her starting point (when Dutch genever arrived and was rebirthed in Georgian England), in Gin Glorious Gin: How Mother's Ruin Became The Spirit Of London (Headline, PS14.

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