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What is the best spanish-english dictionary?

There are many choices. What is "best" really depends on what you want out of it. There are some that are heavy in illustrations. Some are very inclusive, but may be confusing (MORE)

How did the dictionary influence the English language?

The 'invention' of the dictionary has had two main influences:    1.   The Dictionary has standardized spellings. Before dictionaries,  some people kept lists of w (MORE)

How many words are in the English dictionary?

Answer:  The Oxford English Dictionary was the largest dictionary in the world. It is composed of 20 volumes (weighing a combined 138 pounds). It contains 500,000 words  It (MORE)

What is the lonest word in the English dictionary?

That would be:   superkalafradgilisticexpialidoshis    That word means crazy or funny in a weird language.   Another Answer:    antidisestablishment (MORE)

How many words in an English dictionary?

The Second Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary contains full entries for 171,476 words in current use, and 47,156 obsolete words.
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Which is the second animal listed in the Oxford English Dictionary?

  The aardwolf (Proteles cristatus) is a small, insectivorous hyena-like mammal, native to Eastern and Southern Africa. The name means "earth wolf" in Afrikaans/Dutch. It (MORE)