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Lexicographers


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    • Dictionary authors
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    • Editors, Dictionary
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    • found: Work cat.: Ratzlaff-Henriquez, Betty. Papiamentu/ingles dikshonario bilingual, 2008:t.p. (English/Papiamentu bilingual dictionary; Betty Ratzlaff-Henriquez, compiler, editor and illustrator) p. ix (lexicographer)
    • found: Merriam-Webster dictionary online, Sept. 19, 2016(lexicographer: an author or editor of a dictionary)
    • found: Oxford dictionaries online, Sept. 19, 2016(lexicographer: A person who compiles dictionaries)
    • found: Cambridge dictionaries online, Sept. 19, 2016(lexicographer: a person whose job is to write dictionaries)
    • found: Dictionary of occupational titles, via WWW, Sept. 19, 2016(Editor, Dictionary; alternate title: lexicographer. Researches information about words that make up language and writes and reviews definitions for publication in dictionary: Conducts or directs research to discover origin, spelling, syllabication, pronunciation, meaning, and usage of words. Organizes research material and writes dictionary definition. May study or conduct surveys to determine factors, such as frequency of use for a specific word, or word use by particular segment of population in order to select words for inclusion in dictionary. May perform related editorial duties. May select drawings or other graphic material to illustrate word meaning. May specialize in particular type of dictionary, such as medical, electronic, or industrial. ONET crosswalk: Dictionary Editors)
    • found: O*NET - Occupational Information Network, Sept. 19, 2016(Dictionary Editors. Research information about words and write and review definitions for publication in dictionary.)
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    • 2016-09-19: new
    • 2022-01-31: revised
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