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What’s the difference between homework and housework?

This week we are looking at two words which are commonly confused because of their similar spellings: homework and housework. homework Homework is work that school pupils are given to do at home. You say that pupils ‘do homework’. You don’t say that… Read More
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9 new words in Collins Dictionary, May 2022

Japanese comics and animated films have contributed four new entries to Collins English Dictionary online in its most recent update: jousei, seinen, shonen and shojo. Each of these genres features a different type of protagonist and is so designed to appeal to a particular audience. Some appealing food and cookery… Read More

French word of the week: frapper

Our new series of weekly blogs takes a closer look at words from our French dictionaries. The word we're focusing on this week is the French verb frapper. Read More

French word of the week: accès

Our new series of weekly blogs take a closer look at words from our French dictionaries. The word we're focusing on this week is the French noun accès. Read More