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When a Dictionary is Being Edited, a Lexicographer Collects All the Alphabetically Arranged Citation Slips for a Particular Word. - English Language

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The sentences given in the question, when properly sequenced, form a coherent paragraph. The sentence is labelled with a letter. Choose the most logical order of sentences from among the given choices to construct a coherent paragraph.

  1. When a dictionary is being edited, a lexicographer collects all the alphabetically arranged citation slips for a particular word.
  2. The moment a new word is coined, it usually enters the spoken language.
  3. The dictionary takes note of it and makes a note of it on a citation slip.
  4. The word then passes from the realm of hearing to the realm of writing.


  • ABCD

  • ACBD

  • BACD

  • BCAD

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Option ACBD describes the process of adding new words to a dictionary in a proper sequenced manner. Other options do not follow the order.

Concept: Para-jumbles (Entrance Exam)
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