Lexicography: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

‘Fake news’ word named official word of year 2017 by Collins dictionary

Published: November 3, 2017

Fake news has been named official word of the year 2017 by Collins dictionary due to its widespread use around the world. The UK-based dictionary writer found that the use of this word registered a 365% rise in the last 12 months. The term-was defined as false, often sensational, information disseminated under the guise of ..

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The Oxford University Press (OUP) launches online dictionaries in Tamil and Gujarati

Published: August 11, 2017

The Oxford University Press (OUP) has recently launched online dictionaries in Tamil and Gujarati languages. The launch is a part of Oxford Global Languages (OGL) initiative with an aim to build dictionaries and lexicographical resources for around 100 of the world’s languages and to make them available online. Before Tamil and Gujarati versions, the Hindi ..

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