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English definition of “word”


noun [C] (LANGUAGE UNIT)   /wɜrd/
a single unit of language that has meaning and can be spoken or written: The word " environment " means different things to different people . She spoke so fast I couldn’t understand a word (= anything she said). worded    /ˈwɜrd·əd/ adjective [not gradable] a strongly worded letter
(Definition of word noun (LANGUAGE UNIT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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