Esports News 11 Mar 2021 10:06 AM +00:00

eSports Added to Dictionary

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It was announced on May 6th over on Dictionary.com - the online dictionary - that a number of new words would be added to the service from that day forward. Over a thousand new and modified entries were made, with some of the more interesting additions being directly related to competitive gaming.

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Of note, the word esports was added, alongside additional gaming terms completionist and permadeath. You can find definitions according to Dictionary.com of the aforementioned words below.

esports: competitive tournaments of video games

completionist: a player who attempts to complete every challenge and earn every achievement or trophy in a video game.

permadeath: (in a game, often a video game) the permanent death of a defeated character, after which the player of the game cannot continue with the same character.

For a full list of new additions, check the link above.

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