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Microtransactions Are Everywhere, Including The Dictionary

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Microtransactions Are Everywhere, Including The Dictionary - GameSpot

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Some of the video game-themed words added to Merriam-Webster's dictionary this year include "boss," "cutscene," "jump scare," "nerf," "non-player character," "microtransaction," "open world," "platform game," "power-up," "rage quit," and "speedrun".

As it does each year, Merriam-Webster has announced new additions to its catalog of words, and there are quite a few gaming-focused entries this year.

In total, Merriam-Webster added 690 words this year.

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Date Published: 27 Sep, 2023 (2 months ago)

Publish Time: 08:28 (GMT +8:00)

Language: English

Story Length: 253 words

Reading Time: 2 minutes read

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Story Rating: Rated #121 (out of 203 stories this day)

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Story ID: #1621708

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