dictionary entry

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Noun1.dictionary entry - the entry in a dictionary of information about a word
headword - a word placed at the beginning of a line or paragraph (as in a dictionary entry)
citation form, entry word, main entry word - the form of a word that heads a lexical entry and is alphabetized in a dictionary
dictionary, lexicon - a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
entry - an item inserted in a written record
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We don't know because the dictionary entry did not mention it being used as an expletive.
The marimba entry in some ways compensated for these oversights by being perhaps the first dictionary entry dedicated to discussing a non-Western musical instrument in its original context, without reference to European music:
The Urban Dictionary entry for "Liverpolitan" now reads: "A native or inhabitant of the Liverpool City Region.
com/dictionary/sheeple) example for new dictionary entry "sheeple.
A simple citation of a dictionary entry is rather too naive.
The speaker's latest criticism, presented in the form of a typical dictionary entry, defined the rule as a "one-size-fits-all regulation from the Obama administration" that in addition to placing a burden on financial planners would also restrict "access to quality investment advice for upwards of 7 million Americans.
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The alphabetical text weaves the Haitian narrative into each individual dictionary entry.
The dictionary entry goes on to accuse Reid of blocking bills passed by the Republican-controlled U.
If you search for the definition of 'time' on our free online English dictionary site, Oxford Dictionaries Online, you will see how just how many different senses are included in the dictionary entry.
Example (12): Definition of account and encyclopaedic information in the dictionary entry account 1 (abbr a/c) an arrangement that sb has with a bank or BUILDING SOCIETY to keep money there and take some out.
An important issue at this point is the notion of collocation and whether words that tend to collocate should be considered as multi-word terms that deserve a dictionary entry in their own right or as collocations in the broadest sense of the word.

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