Dictionaries and encyclopaedias



An online dictionary from Cambridge University Press.

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Wikipedia is an online encyclopaedia in several languages, written in a collaborative way and sustained by a non-profit-making organisation.

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A really clearly-presented encyclopaedia. We highly recommend it. Also good for beginners.

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The glossary contains thousands of specific “up-to-the-minute” and fashionable business terms.

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This site is very useful for finding synonyms - another word to mean the same thing.

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The famous American dictionary.

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The Encyclopaedia of Life (EOL) is a new 10-year project to collect information on all species on our planet together in one place. The project involves scientists, international organizations, technology leaders and research institutions, and also soon individuals.

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This biographical dictionary started in 1997 covers more than 33,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day. It is a wikipedia-type open project.

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This non-profit project is aiming to create the largest dictionary of modern language usage. It is not connected with Merriam-Webster and is managed by academics at the INSEAD educational institution.

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