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New Words

Macmillan Dictionary is growing all the time as new words are added on a regular basis. These might be relatively new words to the English language, or words that have been around for a while but have acquired new meanings.

We monitor the language, keep a log of new coinages and meanings, and regularly select those that we think will be of value to the dictionary. We research these in more detail and make a final selection, and then we set about writing definitions for all these new English words and new meanings.

Macmillan Dictionary also includes the crowdsourced Open Dictionary which contains words and meanings submitted by visitors to the site:

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