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The main words of 2018 in Russia. Preliminary results for the year summed up the portal “Dictionaries XXI century”, reports TASS.
The main contender for the title of “the word of the year” named the word “pension”. “Discussed in the State Duma amendments to the pension legislation has given rise to a wide resonance, because the issue affects the interests of the majority of Russians, and even the President spoke on this issue with a special televised address,” explained the chief editor of the website Alexei Mikheev.
The experts also identified other notable expressions: the English combination is highly likely (highly likely) and the word “beginner”, which are often used in connection with the investigation into the poisoning of former GRU officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Julia in English Salisbury.
It is noted that in the summer of 2018 in Russia increased frequency of use of words “world Cup” and the place name “St. Nicholas”, but at the end of the world Cup and they remain widely used.
Mikheyev has noticed that universal methods for the definitions of the words-no leaders and experts often resort to subjective evaluation of their significance.
In 2017 were made public a list of the top ten words of the year. In the first place was the word “renovation”, the second “bitcoin”, the third word is “HYIP”. Also, the rating includes the words “toxic”, “battle”, “dope”, “cryptocurrency”, “fake”, “bezviz” and “harassment/harassment”.
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