Metaglossia: The Translation World
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Metaglossia: The Translation World
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Oxford English Dictionary editor intentionally deleted thousands of words in the '70s and '80s

In the 128 years since the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary was published, one of its greatest guiding principles has been that no word should ever be removed, explaining why the...!
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Ultralingua brings us new online dictionary | MacTech

Ultralingua has released a new online dictionary, verb tool, and grammar reference for Spanish, French, German, Italian, and more. The company is also launching a completely redesigned online reference service this week.

Accessible for free, it includes all of the reference materials language students need, no matter which educational program they follow. According to marketing manager, Ashleigh Lincoln, a team of linguists and language specialists keep definitions and translations up to date in Ultralingua dictionaries. They promise a balance between relevancy, by updating their databases often, and accuracy, by employing only linguistic specialists, that is unique among other language reference options.

Under the old model, Ultralingua's online dictionary offered a handful of free searches. After hitting the limit, users purchased Pro subscriptions for continued use.!
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