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    Lockdown named Collins Word of the Year 2020

    India | November 11, 2020 10:38 IST

    Lockdown, defined as "the imposition of stringent restrictions on travel, social interaction, and access to public spaces", has been named the Collins Word of the Year 2020.

  • Lockdown, Collins Dictionary

    'Lockdown' named word of the year by Collins Dictionary

    Trending | November 10, 2020 17:23 IST

    Lockdown, the noun that has come to define so many lives across the world in 2020, was on Tuesday declared the word of the year by Collins Dictionary. 

  • 'Samvidhaan' is Oxford Hindi Word of the Year for 2019

    'Samvidhaan' is Oxford Hindi Word of the Year for 2019

    India | January 28, 2020 16:04 IST

    The Oxford Hindi Word of the Year is a word or expression that has attracted a great deal of attention and reflects the ethos, mood, or preoccupations of the past year. It is also the Hindi translation of the word 'Constitution', an OUP statement said.

  • 'Existential' is dictionary.com's word of the year

    'Existential' is dictionary.com's word of the year

    World | December 02, 2019 19:48 IST

    Climate change, gun violence, the very nature of democracy and an angsty little movie star called Forky helped propel “existential” to Dictionary.com’s word of the year. The choice reflects months of high-stakes threats and crises, real and pondered, across the news, the world and throughout 2019.