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Australian National Dictionary Centre names ‘Word of the Year’

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“Iso” has been chosen as the Australian National Dictionary Centre’s Word Of The Year.

There were plenty of contenders in 2020, given the COVID-19 pandemic!

But the centre chose the “typically Aussie” word, an abbreviation of isolation, from a long list of pandemic-related terms.

Bubble and COVID-normal were also on the shortlist.

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