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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A book or set of books that gives information on all areas of knowledge.

Usage examples (39)
  • There are many good encyclopedia software programs where you can get great information for your report.
  • The prime mover and longtime editor of the encyclopedia is a soft-spoken Anglican Charismatic named David B. Barrett.
  • But online encyclopedia is only one use of a wiki.
  • When the encyclopedia is complete in 2009, it will include: for more
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  • Occasionally encyclopedia is spelled encyclopaedia.
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