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  • Brief description Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Biographical Dictionary
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Online edition of Chambers 21st Century Dictionary, The Chambers Thesaurus (1996) & Chambers Biographical Dictionary (1997 edition with amendments).

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Searches are case-insensitive. For example, if you search for aid, you will get two results: the entries for aid and AID. Wildcards A wildcard is a special character you can use to replace one or more characters in a word. There are two types of wildcard. The first is a question mark ?, which matches a single character. The second is an asterisk *, which matches zero or more characters. The two kinds of wildcard can be mixed in a single search. Some examples using wildcards Question mark tri?l finds trial and trill d??s? finds daisy, deism, dense, etc... Asterisk fan* finds fan, Fanagalo, fanatic, fanatical, fanned, fanning, etc... Mixed it?n* finds itinerant, itinerantly, itineraries, itinerary.