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The home of living English
A comprehensive English dictionary celebrating the extraordinary breadth and changing nature of world English, now with over 725,000 words, meanings and phrases.
The dictionary draws on Collins extensive language databases and reintroduces many literary and rare words useful for crossword solvers and setters as well as Scrabble players, including words previously only found in the official Scrabble word list. Everyone will be drawn in by evolving definitions, new, rare and quirky words.
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