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My primary question is if there is any resource which keeps a track of words that evolve. Also before the word gets into any publication's dictionary "is there any process that is followed to evaluate if the "term under discussion" has enough credit to be qualified as a word and get into the dictionary.

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Merriam-Webster had the Open Dictionary for that:

You know that word that really should be in the dictionary? Until it actually makes it in, here's where it goes. Welcome to our collection of user-submitted words.

For example, here's their entry for facebook as a verb.

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  • I can't access it from Turkey. It seems like there's a geo-restriction.
    – user442526
    Aug 28 at 16:00
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    @orhantorun I think they shut the Open Dictionary site down. The first link redirects to the MW homepage and the second leads to nowhere in any country. (Kinda tempted to just delete this but I'll try to salvage it.)
    – Laurel Mod
    Aug 28 at 18:23
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    @orhantorun Please see my recent answer. Those linked pages may have replaced the Open Dictionary. Aug 28 at 20:56
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    Thanks for letting me know @MarcInManhattan
    – user442526
    Aug 28 at 20:59
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In addition to Merriam-Webster Open Dictionary, which I can't access to, Cambridge Dictionary Blog constantly shares new words and there are also tiny surveys about whether these new words should be included in the dictionary or not.

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Merriam-Webster has a page that discusses how words get into its dictionary:

In addition, it keeps a list of words that it is considering for inclusion:

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