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Smile for the dictionary: 'Selfie' is 2013 word of the year

The Oxford English Dictionaries observed a five-fold increase in the use of the word this year and awarded it an honored place in the current lexicon.

By Nov. 18, 2013

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'Woot' is officially a thing, according to Oxford English Dictionary

"Woot!! Did you see my retweet re:that noob in a mankini? Someone get that dude a pair of jeggings!"

By Aug. 18, 2011

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Add a pop-up dictionary to Android

WordLookup lets you add an easy way to search for the definitions of words you're reading in many Android apps.

By Feb. 7, 2014

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Interweb, defriend make it into the dictionary

A slew of geeky terms have made it into the third edition of the Oxford Dictionary of English, not to be confused with the authoritative Oxford English Dictionary.

By Aug. 24, 2010

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Use mobile dictionary apps even when offline

The Merriam-Webster and Dictionary.com apps for Android and iOS can be used even when your device is offline.

By Feb. 22, 2014

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Google Translate upgrade offers a smarter dictionary

The search giant wants to help you choose the right words with its latest translation service upgrade.

By Nov. 2, 2012

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Can we please stop crowdsourcing the English language?

Does anyone know what all this oojamaflip that's been zhooshing up the Collins Dictionary actually means? Crave's Eric Mack has a few suggestions for the future of his mother tongue.

By Sep. 21, 2012

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Swype Beta for Android

The newest version of Swype Beta for Android, announced here at CES 2013, adds new features like a crowdsourced keyboard dictionary to help you type more accurately.

By Jan. 9, 2013

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Microsoft aims to build a better thesaurus

Borrowing techniques used in machine translation, a team of researchers in Redmond believes it has found a better way to serve up synonyms.

By Feb. 20, 2009

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Google Search beefs up its online dictionary

When typing "define ..." into the Web giant's search engine, users now get the word definition, sample sentences, synonyms, origins, translations, spoken response, and more.

By Aug. 22, 2013