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Svetlana Eremeeva, The lexicographical description of professional jargons in English language

The problem: How is English professional jargon shown in explanatory dictionaries?
The purpose is to single out professional jargons among the specialized vocabulary introduced in explanatory dictionaries (1. Give the definitions of the words ‘term’, ‘professionalism’, ‘professional jargon’; 2. Give the criteria for distinguishing these terms).
The subject: the lexicographical description of English professional jargons.
The object: the vocabulary of English professional jargons.
The sources of information: English online dictionaries (Oxford,Cambridge), ABBYY Lingvo online dictionary.
The hypothesis: the authors of explanatory dictionaries do not pay enough attention to jargon words while compiling them.

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