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8. Dictionaries

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The Oxford English Dictionary is a 20 volume dictionary. It contains over 600,000 words, and over 1.5 million quotations from a wide range of sources. It has the origins and meaning of words from across the English speaking world from New Zealand to the Caribbean.

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