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attend 
(v)
to officially go to a place, like a school, university or class
You must attend 80 per cent of classes to pass the course.
dormitory plural dormitories
(n)
1. a place where many people sleep
2. US: a big building at a university where students live (UK: hall of residence)
I know John. He lives in my dorm at university.
faculty plural faculties
(n)
all the teachers who work at a university
Norman Brown was in the English faculty for twenty years.
teaching assistant
(n)
a person who works to help a university teacher in a classroom
The teaching assistant has the exams for you at the end of class.
tuition fee
(n)
an amount of money that you pay to go to university
Tuition fees are very high this year.
undergraduate
(n)
a student at a college or university who is studying for a first degree
They met when they were undergraduates at Cambridge University.

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I usually use English to English dictionary everyday. If I don't know new word meaning, I find this word from the dictionary. Nowadays, It is very easy to use dictionary because we have phone. If we have phone, we don't need to bring heavy book all the time. If we need to find any words, we type word we need in google. It is very easy today.

Every single day

I use a dictionary very often, especially when I'm studying English. I look up for a word not only when I don't understand the meaning, but also to know the pronounciation. As English is a non-phonetic language, a dictionary is a necessary tool to enhance either spelling skills or pronunciation. I use electronic dictionary just as most people do nowadays I suppose.

Comparing to hard dictionary I prefer to use soft one because it is faster to check meaning of the words that I do not know. While on the other hand the dictionary book is very suitable for me to take long time study and memory.

I randomly use hard copy of dictionary but i am very much habituated with my smart phone dictionary,it is extremely easy to find out any words within single moment of times.Also, it shows synonym and antonym of the particular word i like it.

Iam use the dictionary every day .

I use the dictionary virtually often.

so helpful

I always use dictionary when I study English. Especially I use to find second meaning of the word.

I use the dictionary every day when I see any new words that I didn't hear before.
Usually, I use an electronic dictionary, it reliable and suitable.
But also using a dictionary book, it's helpful for finding the meaning of the word that u need to know, and finding some examples where to use it.

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