word of the year

In this Dec. 12, 2018, photo, "justice" is displayed in a Merriam-Webster dictionary in New York. Merriam-Webster has chosen "justice" as its 2018 word of the year, driven by the churning news cycle and President Trump's Twitter feed.
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December 17, 2018 - 10:14 am
By Leanna Italie, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Racial justice. Obstruction of justice. Social justice. The Justice Department. Merriam-Webster has chosen "justice" as its 2018 word of the year, driven by the churning news cycle over months and months. The word follows "toxic," picked by Oxford...
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A man reading a copy of the Oxford Dictionary of English
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December 12, 2018 - 1:14 pm
By Euan McKirdy (CNN) — 2018 was toxic. That's the view of the esteemed Oxford Dictionaries, the British publisher that has been defining language — and our times — for over 150 years. It has chosen the word as its annual "Word of the Year," arguing that it's "the sheer scope of its application...
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This screen image released by Dictionary.com shows an entry for the word misinformation, which Dictionary.com announced as its 2018 Word of the Year.
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November 26, 2018 - 9:30 am
By Leanne Italie, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Misinformation, as opposed to disinformation, was chosen Monday as Dictionary.com's word of the year on the tattered coattails of "toxic," picked earlier this month for the same honor by Oxford Dictionaries in these tumultuous times. Jane Solomon,...
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