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Collins Dictionary Names Word of the Year 2020
Sign with the word "Lockdown"
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Collins Dictionary has revealed its word of the year for 2020, and you guessed it, it's coronavirus related!

The dictionary printer has named "Lockdown" as word of the year is they've seen a 6,000% increase in its use. Compared to 2019 where there were only 4,000 recorded instances of the word being used, 2020 has seen it already soar past the quarter of a million mark - and still with the rest of November and December to go.