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WordWeb Online Dictionary and Thesaurus

WordWeb Online Dictionary and Thesaurus
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Free Online Thesaurus Home page for Business English Dictionary This is an exciting new monolingual dictionary of 35,000 business-related words, phrases and meanings designed to be used by business students and anyone using or encountering English in their work. Select "Business English" from the list of dictionaries at the top of any page on Cambridge Dictionaries Online to search this dictionary. Favourite Entries Key Features Help with language The dictionary gives thousands of examples from real business texts, helpfully presented information about grammar, and there is a strong emphasis on collocation. New words Informed by the unique Cambridge Business Corpus, the dictionary includes the very latest business-specific vocabulary. Topic areas Most of the words in the dictionary have a business subject label, such as Marketing, Finance, or Computing. British English and American English Pronunciation Hear the words spoken online with thousands of British English and American English recordings: Also available as a book Other dictionaries

Encyclopedia Britannica Online Etymology Dictionary Word Information - an English dictionary about English vocabulary words and etymologies derived primarily from Latin and Greek word origins Harvard Classics Digitized by Eliot, Charles W. (Charles William), 1834-1926 texts eye favorite 2 comment 0 Topic: Literature -- Collections favorite 1 by Herodotus; Tacitus, Cornelius; Nichols, Philip, 16th cent; Pretty, Francis; Biggs, Walter, d. 1585? favorite 0 An account of Egypt, by Herodotus, tr. by G.C. favorite 3 The Editor's Introduction; Reader's Guide; Index to the First Lines of Poems Songs & Choruses, Hymns & Psalms; General Index; Chronological Index. by Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926 v. 1. favorite 4 favorite 5 comment 1 favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topic: Literature -- Collections favorite 6

Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins "A treasure (from the Greek ‘thesauros’, treasure, store or storehouse) trove (past participle of an Anglo-Norman verb meaning ‘to find’) of verbal wonders" – William Hartston, Daily Express Combining both accessibility and authority, The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins describes the origins and development of over 3,000 words and phrases in the English language. The book draws on Oxford's unrivalled dictionary research programme and language monitoring, and relates the fascinating stories behind many of our most curious terms and expressions in order to offer the reader a much more explicit account than can be found in a general English dictionary. Organized A-Z, the entries include first known use along with examples that illustrate the many faces of the particular word or phrase, from ‘handsome’ to ‘bachelor’ and ‘cute’ to ‘baby’, from ‘pagan’ to ‘palaver’ and ‘toff’ to ‘torpedo’. Bibliographic Information

Word roots: The web's largest root words and prefix directory The roots of online casinos can be traced back to the late 20th century when advancements in internet technology paved the way for the emergence of virtual gambling platforms. Here's a brief overview of the key milestones and developments in the history of online casinos: Antigua and Barbuda: In 1994, the Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda passed the Free Trade & Processing Act, which allowed for the licensing of online casinos. This legislation laid the foundation for the legal operation of internet-based gambling businesses. The First Online Casino: The first online casino, "Loonie Online Casinos" was launched in 1994 by Microgaming, a software development company based in the Isle of Man. Rapid Expansion: Throughout the late 1990s and early 2000s, the online casino industry experienced rapid growth, with numerous new operators entering the market.

World Digital Library Home This collection contains cultural heritage materials gathered during the World Digital Library (WDL) project, including thousands of items contributed by partner organizations worldwide as well as content from Library of Congress collections. The original World Digital Library site (preserved in LC’s Web Archives here) and all descriptive metadata were translated from English and made available in six additional languages: Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Russian, and Chinese. All item records include narrative descriptions submitted by the contributing partners and enhanced by WDL researchers to contextualize the item and its cultural and historical importance. Books, manuscripts, maps, and other primary materials in the WDL collection are presented in their original languages; more than 100 languages are represented, including many lesser known and endangered languages. Launched in 2009, the World Digital Library was a project of the U.S. Librarian of Congress James H.

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List of common NetSpeak words/ Phrases | Learn The Internet Wiki | FANDOM powered by Wikia Main Article: Internet Slang lol Speak Edit ORLY/ O RLY~ Oh really? NO WAI~ No way! Cheeze~ cheese Wut/ Wat/ Wa~ What Iz~ is Dat~ that Y Halo Thar~ Hello Liek~ Like Mite~ Might Kat~ Cat Bai~ Bye Tha~ the Im here 2 has sum fun! Basically anyway of writing a word differently but still pronouncing it the same way. Abbreviations LOL~ Laugh[ing] Out Loud ABT2~ about to [do something] BFF~ Best Friends Forever AKA~ Also Known As BBL~ be back later BF~ 'Boyfriend' or sometimes 'Best Friend' g2g~ Got to go (I have to leave) IDK~ I don't know IDC~ I don't care K~ Okay KK~ Okay L8R G8R~ Later Gator (good-bye) ILY~ I love you {don't be confused, this doesn't always mean "Love, love" it's usually refered to a friend} RL~ Real life (not on the internet) IM~ Instant Message PM~ Private Message NM~ Not much or Never Mind JK~ just kidding! BI5~ back in five minutes B4N~ Bye for now BTW~ By the way c-ya~ See you EZ~ easy FYI~ for your information Info~ information Grats~ Congratulations! BBL~ Be Back Later FWD~forward {as in E-mailing} b4~ before