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Longman Wordwatch

At Longman Dictionaries we’re always on the lookout for new words or new meanings of existing words which have entered the English language. In order to ensure that Longman Dictionaries are as up-to-date as possible, we would like your help in this.

If you read any new or unusual words that you haven’t seen before, please send them into us by filling in the form below.

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You never know … you might see your new word in the next edition of the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. Click here for more information.


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