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A '''dictionary''' is a book that contains an often exhaustive and [[alphabet]]ized listing of all known words. The meanings of the words are given along with their origin, pronunciation and plurals.
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A '''dictionary''' is a book that contains an often exhaustive and [[alphabet]]ized listing of all known words. The meanings of the words are given along with their origin, pronunciation and plurals. Some dictionaries also include example sentences or words translated from other languages. The creation of dictionaries is a dynamic process, since many words remain undiscovered to this day.

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A dictionary is a book that contains an often exhaustive and alphabetized listing of all known words. The meanings of the words are given along with their origin, pronunciation and plurals. Some dictionaries also include example sentences or words translated from other languages. The creation of dictionaries is a dynamic process, since many words remain undiscovered to this day.