Macquarie Dictionary is Australia's national dictionary.

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The dictionary was first published in print in 1981 and has been available online since 2003. It was the first dictionary to provide a comprehensive account of the Australian language, giving spelling, pronunciation and meanings that are current in Australian English, and sets the standard for English as it is used in Australia. The dictionary is updated with new words and definitions as they enter our lexicon.

Macquarie Dictionary is proud to be the official dictionary and wordlist provider for the NSW Premier's Spelling Bee.

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