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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.

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  4. A dictionary is a collection of words and their definitions (and sometimes other information). Such collections are usually printed as books, but some are now designed for use on computers. Dictionary originally came from the Latin word dictionarius, meaning "a manual or book of words."

  5. Clearly defining terms is one way of helping to resolve problems of ambiguity and there are many types of definitions one can use: • Lexical or dictionary definitions The OED defines “defines” as…

  6. Apr 10, 2008 · Nominal definitionsdefinitions that explain the meaning of a termare not all of one kind. A dictionary explains the meaning of a term, in one sense of this phrase. Dictionaries aim to provide definitions that contain sufficient information to impart an understanding of the term.

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