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'K-Pop' is Now Listed in the The Oxford English Dictionary!

By Staff Writer | August 10, 2012 08:19 AM EDT

'K-Pop' is Now Listed in the The Oxford English Dictionary!
'K-Pop' is Now Listed in the The Oxford English Dictionary! (Photo : d)

The word 'K-Pop' has officially been added to the Oxford English Dictionary.

On Wednesday, news radio station, WTOP, announced that they have added the word 'K-Pop' to the dictionary. This new change has gained much attention. The Oxford dictionary states that 'K-Pop' means 'Korean Pop Music'. 

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This new addition to the dictionary truly proves how global K-Pop has become.

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