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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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   Begin file 1 of 26:  Letter A (Version 0.48) 
          
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       The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
                 Also referred to as GCIDE
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             This dictionary was derived from the
           Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
                   Version published 1913
                 by the  C. & G. Merriam Co.
                     Springfield, Mass.
                   Under the direction of
                  Noah Porter, D.D., LL.D.
  
                          and from
             WordNet, a semantic network created by
                the Cognitive Science Department
                   of Princeton University
                    under the direction of
                     Prof. George Miller
  
               and is being updated and supplemented by
           an open coalition of volunteer collaborators from
                         around the world.
  
       This electronic dictionary is the starting point for an
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  encyclopedic dictionary, by the efforts of all individuals
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  and organized knowledge base for free access on the internet. 
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     Last edit October 6, 2002.
  
   
  

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