APRIL Database Query


The APRIL database contains all words from the UK newspaper The Independent from 1989 to present which have been identified as neologisms (new words). This demo tool allows you to conduct custom online queries on one month of the database: April 1998.

After choosing your search criteria you will be presented with a list of words matching your query. You then have the option of viewing sentence contexts for these words. All output can be printed or saved to a file using your web browser.

You can return to previous screens at any point during the process by using your browser's 'Back' button.

If you have used this query tool before and you do not require explanations of the fields then you might prefer to use the Advanced Query Tool.

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