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  1. 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.

  2. Dual-language dictionary This is probably the first kind of dictionary you saw when you started learning English. One half is to search for words in another language and see what they are in English. The other half of the dictionary has words listed in English and their equivalents in another language.

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  4. 2.1 Iconographic and Non-iconographic Names When we form the names of terms by quoting them, we form their names iconographically. We literally picture them. We place a picture of the term to be named within quotation marks. This is an extraordinarily useful technique.

  5. kind: [noun] a group united by common traits or interests : category. a specific or recognized variety. a doubtful or barely admissible member of a category.

  6. By Bergen Evans. May 1962 Issue. THE storm of abuse in the popular press that greeted the appearance of Websterss Third New International Dictionary is a curious phenomenon. Never has a scholarly ...

  7. name definition: 1. the word or words that a person, thing, or place is known by: 2. the opinion or reputation that…. Learn more.

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