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Merriam Webster English dictionary with pronunciations aloud, thesaurus, more. world symbol indicating that this resource is available to anyone, from all locations

OneLook Browse dictionaries Look in many web dictionaries at the same time world symbol indicating that this resource is available to anyone, from all locations

Oxford English Dictionary The big one. A great place to investigate the history of a word.

Oxford Reference Online: Premium Edition Search over 100 dictionaries at the same time, search in individual dictionaries, or search by subject area. Includes thesauruses, dictionaries of English, bilingual dictionaries, and many specialized subject dictionaries.

Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations Dictionary Look up those mysterious abbreviations and acronyms.

The Acronym Server Search for an acronym and see its expansion or search for a word in the expansions and view related acronyms. world symbol indicating that this resource is available to anyone, from all locations


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Education 

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Health 

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History 

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Hospitality and Tourism 

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Language 

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Literature 

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Mythology, philosopy, religion 

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Social science 

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Synonyms 

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Trades and technologies 

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Updated: 19 March 2014