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'Unfriend' is word of year; we have others

Updated: January 5, 2010, 5:40 PM ET
By Cam Martin

"Unfriend" has been chosen as the word of the year by the New Oxford American Dictionary.

Defined as a verb that means to remove someone as a "friend" on a social-networking site such as Facebook, "unfriend" beat out numerous contenders, according to Reuters.

Overlooked and apparently not nominated were some of the following words from the world of sports, all of which have gained currency (at least with Page 2) in the past year:

Blount (verb): To deck someone ...

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