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A dictionary is a book that contains an alphabetical list of words and what they mean.

It also shows you how to say the word, how to use the word in a sentence, and sometimes the dictionary shows a picture of the word. You can also find dictionaries of other languages in your library. Most of the language dictionaries will have one part in English with the other language word next to it.


Select a print dictionary or use the online dictionary at

  • Look up the word dachshund.
  • Try to pronounce the word.
  • What is a dachshund? ________________________________

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