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Why learn Arabic?

 

To celebrate the launch of our new Oxford Arabic Dictionary (in print and online), the Chief Editor, Tressy Arts, explains…

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Pronunciation: kēk
verb
peep surreptitiously

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Cupboards and bro hugs: investigating compound words

 

The new words update for August is out, and some of you might have noticed that a few of the new words look suspiciously…