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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The skill, practice, or profession of writing dictionaries.

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  • An ideal system for corpus lexicography is one in which the corpus database and the dictionary are interactive.
  • For the first time in Latin lexicography, suffixes are treated as headwords, a welcome innovation and one that balances with the traditional treatment of prefixes as such.
  • These books belie the perception that slang lexicography is concerned with swear words.
  • It just means to say, in lexicography’s telegraphic fashion, that they’re related etymologically. for more
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