Our Word of the Year 2020 is… quarantine. Our data shows it was one of the most highly searched words on the Cambridge Dictionary this year.Which is the Cambridge Dictionary Word of the year?
‘Quarantine’ has defeated 'lockdown' and 'pandemic' to be crowned Word of the Year 2020 after data showed it to be one of the most highly searched for on the Cambridge Dictionary.Who is the editor of the Cambridge Dictionary?
Wendalyn Nichols, Cambridge Dictionary Publishing Manager, said: "The words that people search for reveal not just what is happening in the world, but what matters most to them in relation to those events. Neither coronavirus nor COVID-19 appeared among the words that Cambridge Dictionary users searched for most this year.How many words are in the Cambridge Dictionary?