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Subcontinent’s ‘Jugaad’ finds place in Oxford Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is reinventing itself over the years to keep up with changing times and adding more words (slangs included!) to its corpus… and now the dictionary officially recognizes the word ‘Jugaad’ in its latest revision. The dictionary has added over 1000 new words including 70 words from Telugu, Urdu, Tamil, Hindi and Gujarati this September. Jugaad has found its place in the popular dictionary as a noun. Previously it was incorporated as an adjective like ‘jugaad method, jugaad…