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Encyclopædia Britannica

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  1. a general English-language encyclopaedia published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., a privately held company

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  2. As the Britannica is a general encyclopaedia, it does not seek to compete with specialised encyclopaedias such as the Encyclopaedia of Mathematics or the Dictionary of the Middle Ages, which can devote much more space to their chosen topics

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  3. The articles in the Britannica are aimed at educated adult readers, and written by a staff of about 100 full-time editors and over 4,000 expert contributors

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  4. widely regarded as the most scholarly of encyclopaedias

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  5. the oldest English-language encyclopaedia still in print

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