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March 2016: MORE words added!

We've added another 100 new words and meanings to the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary online.

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NEW Word of the Month

Each month we explore an interesting word or phrase. This may be new to the language or being used in a new way.

Our first word is on fleek.

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Word of the Day


that is possible and likely to be…