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Acronym finder

​Contains more than 1,000,000 human-edited definitions. Combined with the Acronym Attic, Acronym Finder contains more than 5 million acronyms and abbreviations.

BBC iWonder

​Thought provoking answers to fascinating questions sparked by
BBC programmes, the news, anniversaries and world events.

Dictionary.com

​Dictionary.com is a destination for learning and word discovery. It provides resources for schoolwork and careers.

Encyclopedia.com

​Provides reference entries from credible, published sources like Oxford University Press and Columbia Encyclopedia, you get free access to nearly 200,000 reference entries.

One look dictionary

​19,500,236 words in 1062 dictionaries indexed.

The free dictionary

​Containing 260,000 entries and comprehensive thesaurus.

Wikipedia

​Wikipedia is a web-based, free encyclopaedia.

Word reference

​A collection of free on-line translation dictionaries.

Your dictionary

​Provides simple, straight forward definitions that make sense along with example use cases for the most popular words.

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Who will be this year's winner of the OVO Energy Women's Tour? Catch stage 2 here in Northamptonshire on June 14th. Find out more here www.womenstour....

Who will be this year's winner of the OVO Energy Women's Tour? Catch stage 2 here in Northamptonshire on June 14th. Find out more here www.womenstour....
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There is no such thing as a typical foster carer so please don't rule yourself out. Whether you're single or in a relationship you can still be a fos...

There is no such thing as a typical foster carer so please don't rule yourself out.

Whether you're single or in a relationship you can still be a fos...
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With just under 2 weeks to go until the OVO Energy Women's Tour comes to Northamptonshire, find out where you can catch the riders here www.womenstour...

With just under 2 weeks to go until the OVO Energy Women's Tour comes to Northamptonshire, find out where you can catch the riders here www.womenstour...
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