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Source for current information about the English language. Includes word definitions accompanied by pronunciation, usage, grammatical function, a brief etymology. Built on the foundation of Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged.
Definitions have been enhanced with over 123,000 author quotations. Supplementary notes provide additional context, and usage paragraphs offer guidance and suggestions for words with confused or disputed usage.
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