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Everyday American English dictionary

Everyday American English dictionary

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Published by NTC Publishing in Lincolnwood,Ill .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRichard A. Spears.
ContributionsSpears, Richard A.
The Physical Object
Pagination288p.
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22165352M
ISBN 100832503371
OCLC/WorldCa9994561

Every human using a given language contributes to every word put in the dictionary. The quickest turnaround for a single word? What happened? I loved it! Has the word volume increased? However, do be careful who you say this to — if you say it to someone in a higher position than you it could come across as rude.

Has the word volume increased? Each entry has at least two examples. We must hang out sometime. The words "tailback" and "dustman", mean nothing to the average American and probably never will in the foreseeable future.

How does a word get added to the dictionary? It simply means to relax. The NTC entry is a solid choice for libraries needing an up-to-date, reasonably priced resource that focuses on American English. Third edition. The quickest turnaround for a single word?


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