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Dictionary definitions

Read dictionary definitions for academic words and review parts of speech to practise and improve your reading skills.

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Reading text
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
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
all the teachers who work at a university
Norman Brown was in the English faculty for twenty years.
teaching assistant
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
an amount of money that you pay to go to university
Tuition fees are very high this year.
a student at a college or university who is studying for a first degree
They met when they were undergraduates at Cambridge University.



Language level

Beginner: A1


I am using a different dictionary, Cambridge dictionary, online.
meantime I installed the Dict Box application on my phone. It is better for me to find word s meaning easily.

I quite often use a dictionary, especially the dictionary on line.

I always used online Cambridge dictionary, it’s favorite for me , I can listen pronouncing uk or us , also can known which kind of word noun or verb ..adjective ..adverb ....etc and have a lot of idea about the meaning for every words.

Hello, every day I use cambridge dictionary.

I am using online dictionary every day because, I am reading English;

i'm using online dictionary !

I often use a dictionary. I started using a dictionary at school for the English lessons. So that habit continued. I still use a dictionary when reading or writing something. Now I use a dictionary app in my phone which is quicker and easier. A dictionary is kind of a door to the world of language. Anyway, I always thank to the person who created a dictionary.

I usually use the dictionary.Because i try to find the meaning of new words.Dictionary is very easy method to find the meaning of words.

If I don't know the meaning of word, I use dictionary.

today online dictionary is very easy and fast.