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Feb 07, 2017, 09:42 ET Don't THROW SHADE on 1,000 New Words and Definitions Added to Merriam-Webster.com

Throw shade joins over 1,000 new words and definitions added to Merriam-Webster.com, the popular dictionary site of America's leading dictionary...


Jan 06, 2016, 09:49 ET Merriam-Webster Redefines Online Dictionary with Major Site Redesign

Merriam-Webster, Inc., America's leading dictionary publisher, has completely re-engineered and relaunched its popular dictionary site, which...


Mar 18, 2015, 08:00 ET Britannica® y Merriam-Webster® anuncian una app y un sitio web gratuitos de aprendizaje de inglés para hispanohablantes

-- Aprenda inglés a su propio ritmo y sobre la marcha con Nglish™ Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. y Merriam-Webster, Inc., la...


Mar 18, 2015, 08:00 ET Britannica® y Merriam-Webster® anuncian una app y un sitio web gratuitos de aprendizaje de inglés para hispanohablantes

Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. y Merriam-Webster, Inc., la editorial de diccionarios líder de Estados Unidos, se complacen en anunciar el...


Dec 12, 2007, 00:00 ET Visitors to Merriam-Webster OnLine Choose 'w00t' as 2007 WORD OF THE YEAR

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Merriam-Webster OnLine, the leading source for English language reference on the Web, has revealed...