Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

Pronunciation of 

linear

view main entry for linearadjective formal  /ˈlɪniər/
Previous and next
American English pronunciation: linearClick to listen to the pronunciation of linear

derived word

linearity

  /ˌlɪniˈerəti/  noun [uncountable]
American English pronunciation: linearityClick to listen to the pronunciation of linearity

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

BuzzWord Article

Word of the Day

profit margin

the difference between how much money you get when you sell something and how much it costs you...

Open Dictionary

dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog