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‘Quarantine’ is Cambridge Dictionary’s Word of the Year 2020

Man looking out the window during social isolation.
Cambridge Dictionary has announced quarantine as Word of the Year 2020, after data shows it was one of the most highly searched words on the Cambridge Dictionary this year. Quarantine was the only word to rank in the top five for both search spikes and overall views (more than 183,000 by early November), with the largest spike in searches (28,545)...

International Poll Reveals Language Choices

According to recent international research by YouGov, English is accepted as the most important language for children to learn, but Chinese is catching up fast. The YouGov–Cambridge Centre partnered with the Guardian and the Bennett Institute for Public Policy at Cambridge University to produce the YouGov–Cambridge Globalism Project: a new annual study and the largest of its kind on...
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