Example sentences for: dictionary--

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

  • “Oh, yeah, now I see it here, in this pocket dictionary-- largo .” And knowing calle from previous experience, the Anglo developer jots on his pad Calle Largo . The phonemic distinction between unaccented final a and o goes in one Anglo ear and out the other.

  • Those who are not familiar with this type of dictionary--that is, one that provides learners with grammatical, collocational, and idiomatic information far beyond what might be expected in an ordinary monolingual dictionary-- should familiarize themselves with the well-known precedent, the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary of Contemporary English , by A.S. Hornby, long a classic in the field.

  • The Photon machine was in use during the 1950s: I was used for the composition of the Funk Wagnalls Dictionary--International Edition in 1956; I was present at a demonstration of the (Mergenthaler) Linofilm in the early 1960s; and Dr. Hell's Digisetter, which generated characters as requested from what we might today call image bytes (to distinguish them from pixels) was in use in the latter part of the 1960s: one was certainly in operation in 1969 at the McCall Corporation's composition plant in Princeton, New Jersey, driven by an RCA Spectrum computer.


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