adjective see diction

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  • diction — dictional, adj. dictionally, adv. /dik sheuhn/, n. 1. style of speaking or writing as dependent upon choice of words: good diction. 2. the accent, inflection, intonation, and speech sound quality manifested by an individual speaker, usually… …   Universalium

  • diction — noun Etymology: Latin diction , dictio speaking, style, from dicere to say; akin to Old English tēon to accuse, Latin dicare to proclaim, dedicate, Greek deiknynai to show, dikē judgment, right Date: 1581 1. obsolete verbal description …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Dual (grammatical number) — Dual (abbreviated du) is a grammatical number that some languages use in addition to singular and plural. When a noun or pronoun appears in dual form, it is interpreted as referring to precisely two of the entities (objects or persons) identified …   Wikipedia

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  • dictionally — See dictional. * * * …   Universalium

  • Hetterich — Recorded as Hederich, Hedrich, Heddrich, Hedderich, Hedditeh, Hettrich, Hettricher, Hetterich, and others, this is a surname of Germanic origins. There seems to be some doubt over the origination, the Wolrd Dictional of Surnames quotes it as… …   Surnames reference

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