The Word 'Pretty': The Five Different Definitions

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It is fascinating looking up the word “pretty” using five different dictionaries: Webster, Macmillan, Oxford, Collins, and Cambridge. There is no big difference seen in the entry word, neither can I see the difference among the respellings. But! The differences in the order of definitions….they are very different, and by looking at the difference of the order of the definitions you can understand which dictionary makes which definition their very main idea. And by looking at that difference, you can see the personality of each dictionary. Webster, Macmillan, and Collins don’t have that many examples of the word as Cambridge or Oxford. Oxford dictionary is made very detailed in repelling, part of speech, synonym, origin, rhyming word etc.

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