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Newsletter 22 (May 2009)

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  • During the last few months we have been focusing on improving the relevance and quality of search results when looking for specific dictionaries and glossaries in the lexicool.com directory. The 'Online dictionaries sorted by subject' page is an example of these improvements. The results obtained when clicking on the links of this page will give users an insight into how to make best use of our internal search engine. To discover or re-discover the possibilities offered by lexicool.com's dictionary directory you should go to the home page and play with the different search possibilities, by selecting one or two languages, and by selecting a category and/or entering a keyword.

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