11 votes

"Lexico" will be gone in less than a month

It doesn't say, and it's unlikely, that the ODE (Oxford Dictionary of English) and NOAD (New Oxford American Dictionary) will be available on Dictionary.com, so it looks like we're losing gratis ...
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RIP Oxford “living” Dictionaries

Mehhhhhhh, the name change isn't worth doing mass edits over. Nor is the change in URL, since you can click on most old URLs and be taken to the right page on the new site. There are many thousands of ...
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8 votes

How should the new Lexico-hosted Oxford dictionary be cited?

I would suggest we use the name they would prefer, that is Lexico. However, I would advise against editing old posts just to rename the previous citations. I previously used ODO or Oxford ...
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7 votes

"Lexico" will be gone in less than a month

Dictionary.com uses two main sources: DICTIONARY.COM UNABRIDGED BASED ON THE RANDOM HOUSE UNABRIDGED DICTIONARY, © RANDOM HOUSE, INC. 2022 COLLINS ENGLISH DICTIONARY - COMPLETE & UNABRIDGED 2012 ...
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4 votes
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What is EL&U's policy about attributing links?

A personal view: I generally mention the source of links I use to support facts, but wouldn't usually edit someone else's answer to source their links. There is an exception, and it happens to occur ...
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What's the bare minimum I need to add to this answer to meet specs?

Y'know, in all of this I forgot to mention something that could be entirely its own answer. Whatever attributions we require are only triggered when we have direct quotation, according to Andrew Leach'...
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What's the bare minimum I need to add to this answer to meet specs?

I am sorry for the mishap earlier. Formatting was only a secondary concern, but when we edit posts we are encouraged to improve them as much as possible. I guess I misinterpreted your intention. The ...
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