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Free Words

We love words, and we love giving them away for free.

Free Words of the Week

You’ll find our ‘Word of the Week’ posters in schools, libraries and community centres across the country. Each one has a strange, gorgeous or just unmissable word we’d like to share with everyone.

All posters include a word, the part of speech, a definition and an example of the word used in a sentence. We send these posters via email free of charge to anyone who wants them. They can then be printed out and displayed.

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Word of the Day : 17 / 08 / 2017


(Verb, Spanish) / To wear something for the first time.

Free Words of the Day

If weekly words aren’t enough for you, then fear not. Follow us on Twitter for our #FreeWordOfTheDay – a bright and shiny word tweeted every weekday from the blackboard in front of our building in Farringdon. Tweet us your recommendations and we’ll be happy to share them on our blackboard.

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