neologism

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TEHRAN (FNA)- A new study of toddlers found that the presence of background noise in home or at school can make learning new words more difficult for children.
The same word can be tacked on to the end of each word in each of the following lists to form very different new words.
LOLZ, shizzle and cakehole are among 6,500 new words added to the existing quarter of a million in the latest Collins Scrabble word list.
It's the first new word to be added in nine years, and it will be included in the fifth edition of Hasbro's Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Archie is a bright, young lovable rhino, until one day he learns a new word 'No
THE name of a Geordie business is poised to enter the English language as a new word.
Shopjacket, the North Tyneside company which designs and fits bespoke printed panels to make empty shops appear to be thriving stores, has been included as a new word in Cambridge University Dictionaries online About Words blog.
When introducing a new word, it is helpful to avoid a lexical definition as dictionary definitions often include other words that are equally difficult and do not make sense to the students.
The dictionary that we present is a mirror of the contemporary life, of every new word that enters every field of life.
From this new word came the word nickname that we use now.
In this absorbing survey he points out that 'a new word is a solution to a problem' and that in absorbing so many new words English was actually showing its own strengths, not weaknesses.