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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.
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My Merriam-Webster Collegiate dictionary
has been replaced by a Christmas cactus and wind-up clock.
Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary
provides an example of the reverse phenomenon--a common word with three acceptable plurals.
Taken directly from Merriam-Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary
, a syndrome is "a group of signs and symptoms that occur together and characterize a particular abnormality" (Woolf, 1977).
Indeed, Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary
describes weapon as 1: an instrument of offensive or defensive combat: something to fight with 2: a means of contending against another.
To Merriam Websters Collegiate Dictionary
slang is an informal nonstandard vocabulary composed typically of coinages, arbitrarily changed words, and extravagant, forced, or facetious figures of speech.
A psychologist could probably write a treatise on that, but the simple answer is: Both terms have found a home in the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary
In Merriam--Webster's collegiate dictionary
And sharawma was one of 100 new words added to the latest edition of the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary