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Pronunciation: ˌvīˈjesəm(ə)l
adjective
relating to or based on the number twenty

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The Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2014: runners-up

 

Choosing the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year is a task that begins almost as soon as the previous year’s word is announced.…