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thesaurus

noun [C] uk   /θɪˈsɔː.rəs/ us    /-ˈsɔːr.əs/ ( plural thesauruses or formal thesauri   /θɪˈsɔː.raɪ/    /-ˈsɔːr.aɪ/)
a type of dictionary in which words with similar meanings are arranged in groups
Translations of “thesaurus”
in Spanish tesauro, diccionario ideológico…
in French dictionnaire…
in German der Thesaurus…
in Chinese (Traditional) 同義詞詞典…
in Russian тезаурус…
in Turkish eşanlamlı kelimeler sözlüğü…
in Chinese (Simplified) 同义词词典…
in Polish tezaurus, słownik wyrazów bliskoznacznych…
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