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Why use a Dictionary?

Dictionaries are useful for:

  • defining terms to ensure proper usage
  • checking the spelling of words
  • checking the origins of words
  • building your vocabulary
  • and, more!

Find General Dictionaries

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What is the OED?

Print Dictionaries

General print English dictionaries can be found in the PE section of the Reference area at your campus library. To locate a specific title, you can search in the MC Library Catalog or ask one of the librarians at the Reference desk for help.