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[Section 3.2]

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[Section 7]

About the eResource

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This dictionary is one of the largest in the world and the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language, tracing the use of more than 600,000 words over the last 1,000 years through 3 million quotations. [from vendor]

This database focuses on current English and includes all the main current meanings and uses of words gathered by lexicographers and linguists. It includes thousands of new words in regular updates. [from vendor]