collegiate dictionary


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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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The word is sufficiently rare for it not to be listed in current desktop dictionaries such as the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary, Chambers Dictionary, Collins English Dictionary and the Canadian Oxford Dictionary.
See Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (10th ed.
Fischer, writing for the majority, looked to Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary and found it to mean "the act or power of perceiving or comprehending." The majority said "apprehension" isn't necessarily the same as "fear."
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. It says, "(O)ne who loves his or her country and supports its authority and interests."
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." The older definition would have inflation fighters targeting government.
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