Black Lives Matter Officially Defined

'Black Lives Matter' and several other terms got their definitions and were added to a big dictionary. positions itself as the world’s leading digital resource for language success, committed to accelerating the discovery and mastery of English in all its forms. According to the site, provides millions of English definitions, spellings, audio pronunciations, example sentences, and word origins.’s main, proprietary source is the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, which is continually updated by our team of experienced lexicographers and supplemented with trusted, established sources including American Heritage and Harper Collins to support a range of language needs. also offers a translation service, a Word of the Day, a crossword solver, and a wealth of editorial content that benefit the advanced word lover and the English language student alike.


Recently the dictionary has been updated. And among the new arrivals, there are 300 new words and definitions, including Black Lives Matterand “alt-right.”

Here is how it looks.



The fact that is so eager to catch up with the contemporary situation is definitely pleasing. Having correct definitions can be extremely useful in a critical situation when people or media will try to disfigure your arguments as it has already happened before.

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