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Oxford English

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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
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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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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Philippine originated words like OFW (overseas Filipino worker), trapo ('a politician perceived as belonging to a conventional and corrupt ruling class) and bongga (extravagant, flamboyant; impressive, stylish) were just some of the new additions to the third edition of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED).
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The Chinglish expression "add oil!", which is used to cheer people on, has been included in the online edition of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED).
'Bongga,' 'trapo' make it to Oxford English Dictionary !-- -- Ghio Ong (The Philippine Star) - October 13, 2018 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Two more Filipino words were entered into the Oxford English Dictionary last month.
Summary: London [U.K.], Feb.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.
THE Oxford English Dictionary has a new last word - zyzzyva, which is a weevil found in South America.
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 editors of the Oxford English Dictionary (O.E.D.), which since 1884 has been tracking how English is spoken around the world, adds new words every few months.

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