Example sentences for: dictionaries

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

  • Moreover, most American dictionaries make a deliberate distinction between the sounds in odd/lot and start/father , with the former often displaying some rounding or, at worst, closer to \?\ than to \?\.

  • However, compilers of proverb dictionaries know that there is no perfect system for arranging proverbs: each has its advantages and flaws.

  • Bare mention is made of the most important and best-selling dictionaries published in the last fifty years, when the sales of all kinds of dictionaries exploded throughout the world.

  • The 1963 and 1980 books are both fine dictionaries, and a book that combines the best of those, carefully re-edited, with some solid, new lexicography based on the BDC , the World Book Dictionary , and the substantial Barnhart files, must be a high-quality dictionary.

  • American dictionaries based their counts on “entries,” a generously defined, arbitrarily artificial term cooked up between the G. & C. Merriam Company and the US Treasury Department during the 1930s (when that governmental department was responsible for purchasing, a function now performed by the General Services Administration).

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