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  2. Kinds of dictionaries General-purpose dictionaries Although one may speak of a “general-purpose” dictionary, it must be realized that every dictionary is compiled with a particular set of users in mind.

  3. TYPES OF DICTIONARY: Click on the links below to find out more about the different kinds of dictionaries available: Bilingual Dictionary. Monolingual Dictionary. Etymological Dictionary. Crossword Dictionary. Rhyming Dictionary. Mini-Dictionary.

  4. The Two Kinds of Dictionaries Descriptive and Prescriptive Dictionaries Many times discussions or arguments about correct usage in English are settled by looking things up in a dictionary. Many times people are surprised, and even shocked, with what they find in the dictionary when they look something up.

  5. The word dictionary comes from the Latin dictio, “the act of speaking,” and dictionarius, “a collection of words.” Although encyclopaedias are a different type of reference work, some use the word dictionary in their names (e.g., biographical dictionaries). Basically, a dictionary lists a set of words with information about them.

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