UNITED KINGDOM (KGO) -- Oxford Dictionary editors have chosen their word of the year: post-truth.
It is a term sometimes used to describe the current political climate.
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Oxford editors say that it is a term sometimes used to describe the current political climate.
Oxford editors say the use of the term rose 2,000 percent in the last year.
It's defined as belonging to a time in which truth has become irrelevant.
It was often used in discussions of Britain's decision to leave the European Union and the campaign of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.
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'Post-truth' chosen as Oxford Dictionaries word of year
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