What's in a word, and what's in a dictionary?

11:00 - 12:00 09 June 2023

How would you describe the meanings of everyday English words such as rose, aunt, or giggle? You have probably come across words in one language that have several translations in another – how can that be? How do dictionaries define words? What about idioms such as spill the beans? How do children (or adults!) learn meanings of words without..

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