Vocabulary Definitions


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Are there some words that you just do not understand?

Well with the help of Ola and a good dictionary, you will find the answers you have been looking for.

Vocabulary means "all the words you know and use". It can also mean "all the words that exist in a language". - Ola Zur

Who is Ola Zur?

Ola Zur is the editor of www.really-learn-english.com, and she originally volunteered to answer all of your questions relating to vocabulary definitions.

Originally Ola would respond to individual requests but I soon started to see a pattern.  The questions were all asking a basic question.

What does (............) mean?

This is a valid question of course but there is a much easier way to find the answer to your question.

Online dictionaries!  

Yes.  It is simple.  

Just look up (search) for the word in a good dictionary and you will find definitions and examples to help you.

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English Dictionaries I Use

Like I mentioned above, many people would like to know what a word means.  The easiest way to know this is by using a dictionary.  One dictionary in particular that I like is The Free Dictionary.com

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