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    • Categorising example sentences in dictionaries for research purposes 

      Hiles, Lorna (Bureau of the WAT, 2011)
      Examples in dictionaries come in many different forms. They may be sentences or phrases. They may be corpus-based or made up by the lexicographer. They may contain the lemma in its uninflected form or they may contain an ...

    • Examples in South African school dictionaries : from theory to practice 

      Hiles, Lorna (Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2010-03)
      ENGLISH ABSTRACT: It is generally accepted that illustrative examples are useful in dictionaries, particularly school and learner’s dictionaries. The South African school situation presents unique challenges to lexicographers, ...

    • Towards a Southern African English defining vocabulary 

      Hiles, Lorna (Bureau of the WAT, 2014)
      Controlled defining vocabularies have been used regularly in lexicography since the 1970s. They are mostly employed in learners' and school dictionaries and have been used to ensure that the definitions are easily understood ...