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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈdɪkʃən(ə)ɹi/, SAMPA: /"dIkS@n(@)ri/
  • (US) enPR: dĭk'shə-nĕr"ē, IPA: /ˈdɪkʃənˌɛɹi/, SAMPA: /"dIkS@n%Eri/
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Noun[change]

Singular
dictionary

Plural
dictionaries

A dictionary
Some bilingual dictionaries
  1. (countable) A dictionary is a book that tells you what words mean, and how to spell them. A lot of dictionaries will also tell you about etymology (where words come from) and pronunciation (how to speak them).
    You are reading an online dictionary right now.
    The words in a printed dictionary are in alphabetical order.

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