Various types of Dictionaries

A dictionary is a collection of words in one or more specific languages kept together in order to serve a person who is willing to know the meaning of a word. It is a tool for anyone who wants to know the meaning of a word. By this your written communications get improved and you masters the fluency on the particular language. There are various types of dictionaries available which are as follows:

General Dictionary:- These are normal dictionaries that give you information about the most common words. This is the most common version that people use in their homes and it is the best for everyday use and in everyone’s life.

Thesaurus:- It organizes the words in categories and defines them in detail with the help of illustrations.

Glossary:- A glossary is a list of words along with their definitions. Glossaries are normally found at the back of a book (appendix).

Pocket Dictionary:-It is a small portable dictionary (also known as Compact Dictionary) designed to be carried in the pocket.

Bilingual Dictionary:- It is in two languages. Each language is grouped alphabetically and the user can use it in both the languages vice versa. Sheels Dictionary belongs to this category.

Monolingual Dictionary:- It uses the same language to explain the words, for example English to English or Hindi to Hindi Dictionary.
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