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WORDS AND MEANINGS

LANGUAGE: Words, phrases, jargon, translations and style guides.

English and American
Onelook - gives quick, very simple definitions.
The Oxford English Dictionary - still the best, but not free - you have to subscribe to this service.

Even More Foreign
YourDictionary - offers cross-language dictionaries for a large range of languages - scroll down the front page for the list.

Phrase, Fable and Idiom
Prodigy - various sources: pick up Brewers Phrase and Fable, Britspeak

Computer-Speak
Netlingo - computer techno-speak
Whatis - claims to define every internet term and file in the world, and you can even go on their email list to keep up to date.

Style Guide
The Times Online Style Guide - aimed at journalists, with sections on special areas such as the Church, politics, the courts, sport and the armed forces.

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