Example sentences for: addenda

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  • During this period, two hardcover versions of the Addenda Sections were published— 6,000 Words (1976) and 9,000 Words . Now the hardcover version of the 7873-main-entry 1986 Addenda Section, appearing simultaneously as 12,000 Words (1986), permits an updating of the statistics.

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • Attempts at updating it have been largely unsatisfactory, for they are marred not only by poor choices for addenda but mainly by the deletion of colorful, interesting, quaint, and charming older entries to make room for the new.

  • 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.


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