nested

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

nested

  1. simple past tense and past participle of nest

Adjective[edit]

nested (not comparable)

  1. Embedded.
  2. Successively fitted one inside another.
  3. (lexicography) (Of a lexical item) contained within a dictionary entry as a subordinate term of the main headword.
    • 2012, James Lambert, “Beyond Hobson-Jobson: A new lexicography for Indian English”, in World Englishes[1], page 297:
      The "Terms" number is the total number of words and lexical phrases, including sub-headwords and other nested lexical items, but exclusive of variants.

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