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Lockdown is named Collins Dictionary's 2020 word of the year

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Lockdown is named Collins Dictionary's 2020 word of the year

Lockdown is named Collins Dictionary's 2020 word of the year

What was once a pretty obscure word has become a daily tool as countries around the world put measures in place to tackle Coronavirus.View on euronews


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Coronavirus, Social distancing, Self-isolate, Furlough, all words we used a lot this year - but not the word of the year. Collins Dictionary giving that title to "lockdown".

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