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American Heritage Dictionary 4TH Edition

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Publisher Comments:

•Over 70,000 entries

•Thoroughly revised and updated

•1,000 new words and meanings

•Over 400 photographs and illustrations

•Expert guidance on correct usage

Based on the bestselling American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition

American Heritage® dictionaries are widely known as the most innovative and informative dictionaries in today's market. This all-new fourth edition of the best-selling classic continues that tradition with its clear and precise definitions, its expert usage guidance, and its wealth of illustrations. Newly updated to reflect our changing language, this revised edition is the most up-to-date and authoritative dictionary available today.

•More than a thousand new entries for such terms as e-tailer, zine, bioreserve, chatroom, red card, domestic partner

•More biographical and geographical entries than any other paperback, thoroughly updated for the new millennium

•The most lavishly illustrated dictionary on the market — with over 400 images

•Expert usage guidance based on the American Heritage® Usage Panel

•Regional notes from around the country

•Hundreds of synonym lists, fascinating etymologies, and much more

American Heritage® Dictionaries. Setting a new standard.

Synopsis:

From slang to the latest medical, scientific, and technological terms, this fourth edition has been thoroughly updated, offering the most up-to-date and authoritative dictionary available today. Includes more than 1,000 new entries, biographical and geographical entries, lavish illustrations, and more.

About the Author

The Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries and Thesauri are trained lexicographers with a varied array of interests and expertise. Most of the editors hold graduate degrees and have studied at least one foreign language. Several have degrees in linguistics or in the history of the English language. Others have degrees in science or sometimes other disciplines. All the editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work in association with consultants to ensure that the content of our publications is as accurate and as up-to-date as possible.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780440237013
Manufactured:
Dell Publishing Company
Publisher:
Dell
Manufactured by:
Dell Publishing Company
Manufactured:
Dell Publishing Company
Author:
Various
Author:
Houghtin Mifflin
Author:
Houghton Mifflin
Author:
Dell Publishing Company
Author:
Houghton Mifflin Company
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
Dictionaries
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Americanisms
Subject:
Dictionaries - General
Subject:
Reference - Dictionaries
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
21st Century Reference
Series Volume:
no. 1
Publication Date:
20080429
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
960
Dimensions:
6.88 x 4.21 x 1.6 in 1 lb

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