Q. What is TRUNCATION?

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Truncation expands your search by searching for different word endings like -s, -es, -ed, -ing.  The truncation symbol is usually an asterisk (*), but check the database instructions or search tips.

Example: teen* searches teen, teens, teenager, teenagers.

Example: comput* searches computer, computers, computing, computation, etc..

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  • Last Updated Dec 08, 2014
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  • Answered By Cathy Outten

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