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Libraries update:

Like many other council services, Essex County Council has begun a phased approach to re-open libraries in line with government guidelines. Initially, sixteen sites are open from Monday 6 July 2020.

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Oxford English Dictionary Online

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is the definitive record of the English language, featuring 600,000 words, 3 million quotations, and over 1,000 years of English.

Oxford Dictionaries: language matters

A single destination for users to explore the language of today.

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