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    How Dictionaries are Written

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    From corpus to dictionary

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    Glossary

    A mini-dictionary of words that you may come across when using dictionaries, or hear when people talk about dictionaries.

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    Pronunciation Symbols

    A list of phonemic symbols that are used in our dictionaries, together with an interactive phonemic chart.

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    Labels and Abbreviations

    A helpful guide to frequently used labels, abbreviations and symbols in our dictionaries.

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