Example sentences for: addenda

How can you use “addenda” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Perhaps, because it probably serves most students as the single source for such matters, it should also include those addenda which, in Webster's 9th, consume 188 pages, e.g. a list of abbreviations, a gazetteer, etc.

  • Cannon tabulated an attrition rate of 1.5% for new meanings and new items originally admitted to the Merriam Addenda Sections which were cumulatively included in reprints of Webster's Third New International Dictionary of the English Language (1961) at five-year intervals in the 1966-81 period, but then were excluded from Merriam's 9,000 Words (1983).

  • 5% of the main entries were retained in the four Addenda Sections in question.

  • Only 164 previously listed main entries did not appear in the 1986 Addenda Section, some of which had first been listed as long ago as 1966, but a high 39 of which were first listed in 1981 and so continue to indicate the critical quality of a new word's first five years in the lexicon.


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