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Noun1.collegiate dictionary - an abridged dictionary of a size convenient to hold in the handcollegiate dictionary - an abridged dictionary of a size convenient to hold in the hand
dictionary, lexicon - a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
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Resilience is the capability to "recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change" (Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 1987).
In English, capitalization is used for proper nouns, which have a unique identity, referring to "a particular being or thing," according to Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary.
I was compelled to look up "patriot" in Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.
The suffix "ism" is photographed in Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, in New York, Monday, Dec.
Culture" is defined by Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary as "the integrated pattern of human knowledge, belief and behavior that depends upon man's capacity for learning and transmitting knowledge to succeeding generations.
The presentation's odd title, "Phigor," might be an indirect allusion to this: It's not a word, but this sequence of letters does appear in the midst of the word amphigory, which means a piece of rigmarole or nonsense and Contains the prefix amphi-, to which Merriam-Wehster's Collegiate Dictionary gives the meanings "both, of both kinds, on both sides, about, around.
Johannesburg, May 20 ( ANI ): Selfie, hashtag are among some of the latest words that have been added to the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary.
But in that year, Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary claimed inflation was "a continuing rise in the general price level.
Spelling and style: Note that we conform to Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and The Chicago Manual of Style in matters of spelling, abbreviation, punctuation, etc.
We all determined we needed a hefty volume of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary near our bedside table while reading Muriel Barbery's The Elegance of the Hedgehog.
For English, the word forms marked with an asterisk have been checked against Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 11th edition; the remainder are from the Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edition.
My Merriam-Webster Collegiate dictionary has been replaced by a Christmas cactus and wind-up clock.

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