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The extinction of a debt or any pecuniary liability, especially by means of a sinking fund.
Mid 18th century (in an earlier sense). Variant or alteration of amortization, probably originally after either post-classical Latin admortization-, admortizatio, variant of amortizatio, or Middle French admortisation, admortization.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.