Encyclopaedias and dictionaries

Encyclopaedias and dictionary resources

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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Northamptonshire County Council

Northamptonshire County Council

about 38 minutes ago

Timeline Photos

The last category open for nominations in our Youth Ambition Awards is: The Get Active Award This award recognises a dedicated young person or group ...

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Nominate a young person for The Health and Wellbeing Award: A young person who champions good health and happiness, not just for themselves but for o...

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Northamptonshire County Council

Northamptonshire County Council

about 21 hours ago

Primary Authority Partnerships

Primary Authority partnerships with Trading Standards mean businesses can benefit from advice on labelling, product safety and more http://www3.nort...

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How to report a concern

Whether you’re the next door neighbour or the football coach, we all have a role to play in protecting children and young people from child abuse and ...

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The Youth Ambition Awards celebrate the amazing young people of Northamptonshire. Nominations are now open for The Taking Charge of Your Life Award:...

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