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Undergraduate Student Support: Dictionaries

This library guide strives to provide e-support for undergraduate students at the NWU.

What is a Dictionary?


  • A list of words with their definition or a list of words with their translation in one or more languages. 
  • Find the meaning of a word, check spelling or find synonyms in dictionaries. 
  • Subject dictionaries provide the terminology of a particular discipline.