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Learn English meaning of Wikipedia

Date: Sep 10 2019

Themes: How To, Tech, Work

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One hundred years ago, there wasn’t always a good resource nearby to answer your questions. And if you found one, who knows how accurate it would be, anyways? But nowadays, Wikipedia has most of the answers.

Wikipedia is a free Internet encyclopedia, written in almost 300 different languages. It is user-generated, but very reliable. Wikipedia is so amazing because it ties together the large majority of human knowledge into one place. How cool is that?

字彙

user-generated adj.

定義

範例 I like checking out the user-generated playlists on Spotify. Some of them are really good!

resource n.

定義

範例 The library is a great resource for research.

accurate adj.

定義

範例 The measurements for the windows are accurate, so we can buy the curtains.

encyclopedia n.

定義

範例 Jeremiah would read the encyclopedia when he was a kid. It's no wonder he is so smart.

reliable adj.

定義

範例 Kyle is very reliable. He always does what he says he will do.

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Do you use Wikipedia? Do you think it is a reliable source for information?

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Wordsmith

WordsmithSuper Member!

United States

Did anyone ever edit Wikipedia?

12:32 AM Sep 12 2019 |

baharmbm

baharmbm

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

thanks a lot it was so useful

04:34 AM Oct 11 2016 |

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qq_baby

qq_babySuper Member!

Taiwan

good

02:45 PM Sep 10 2015 |

qq_baby

qq_babySuper Member!

Taiwan

I use it all the time.

02:45 PM Sep 10 2015 |

luisucab

luisucab

Venezuela

I think, Wikipedia is a good tool to get information quickly and accurate. I read some articles there and I really impressed because you can find what ever yo want.


Some people prefer to go to the old librarys.


02:15 PM Sep 10 2015 |

fcesur93

fcesur93

Turkey

i sometimes use the Wikipedia. it is not accurate all knowledge. because it is user-generated. some knowledge are accurate and some not. i think, when we look about a topic, we have to search resource. :)

12:12 PM Sep 10 2015 |

maybe_more

Ukraine

I do use it and think it’s reliable

02:58 PM Sep 08 2015 |

coskun3

coskun3

Turkey

Hi, ı am want learn english, I am from Turkey, I am student, see you :)

07:53 PM Sep 07 2015 |

Wuthering

United States

Google , Yahoo , Wikipedia are the great search engines , However , some information need to up-to-date such as prices ; maps ; leaders of countries …ect because the earth is always rotation …. lol 

04:17 PM Sep 07 2015 |

julito1

julito1

Argentina

Where has gone the times when to gather information on any given topic we had to rely on the Encyclopedia Brittanica . I am mostly a Wikipedia User, and if need be, in some cases i double check with another source of information. 

04:02 PM Sep 07 2015 |

ricoswift

ricoswift

China

wikipedia turly should deserve a good reputation. it helps a lot to me ,and to whoever wants to know things. But ,in China ,we have our own localized and featured search engine “Baidu”. 

08:30 AM Sep 07 2015 |

NavidArash

NavidArash

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I’ve never had or read a printed version of encyclopedia in my life and If I ever bumped into a question about something then I would look for people with good general knowledge in family and acquaintances (these guys were also known as “living encyclopedias”) to ask my questions.


In fact I was doomed to die without knowing what a real encyclopedia might be, until Wikipedia emerged and became one of my favorite websites on the net and all thanks to the website, now It’s easy as apple pie to find my answers there.


Although It’s user-generated but I’ve never questioned its reliability and always considered Wikipedia as a dependable resource.

07:35 AM Sep 07 2015 |

sunny_ling88

China

I use it sometimes, there are a lot of knowledge there you can find everything what you are looking for, that is good website.

03:08 AM Sep 07 2015 |

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