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dictionarynoun [C]

 us   /ˈdɪk·ʃəˌner·i/
a book that lists words with their meanings given in the same or in another language, and often includes other information
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dictionarynoun [C]

uk   /ˈdɪk.ʃən.ər.i/  us   /ˈdɪk.ʃən.er.i/
A1 a book that contains a list of words in alphabetical order and that explains their meanings, or gives a word for them in another language; a similar product for use on a computer: a French-English/English-French dictionary a bilingual/monolingual dictionary To check how a word is spelled, look it up in a dictionary.
a book that gives information about a particular subject, in which the entries (= words or phrases) are given in alphabetical order: a biographical/science dictionary a dictionary of quotations

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Translations of “dictionary”
in Korean 사전…
in Arabic قاموس, مُعْجَم…
in Malaysian kamus…
in French dictionnaire…
in Russian словарь…
in Chinese (Traditional) 字典,詞典, 專業詞典…
in Italian dizionario…
in Turkish sözlük…
in Polish słownik…
in Spanish diccionario…
in Vietnamese từ điển…
in Portuguese dicionário…
in Thai พจนานุกรม, ปทานุกรม, นามานุกรม…
in German das Wörterbuch…
in Catalan diccionari…
in Japanese 辞書…
in Chinese (Simplified) 字典,词典, 专业词典…
in Indonesian kamus…
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