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Capable of being collected into one mass; (of property) that may be aggregated with (other property); capable of aggregating, tending to aggregate.
Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Dee (1527–1609), mathematician, astrologer, and antiquary. From classical Latin aggregāre aggregate + -ble.
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.