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Publisher Comments:

Completely revised from the previous edition.

Increased page count

More dictionary entries - 61,000 total

13,000 thesaurus entries

3,000 new dictionary terms, such as biscotti, dot.com, gene therapy, home page, no-brainer, portobello mushroom, skybox, surgicenter, veggie

Revised design affords greater readability, with use of custom fonts

Based on the authoritative Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fourth Edition

Synopsis:

* Completely revised from the previous edition.

* Increased page count

* More dictionary entries - 61,000 total

* 13,000 thesaurus entries

* 3,000 new dictionary terms, such as biscotti, dot.com, gene therapy, home page, no-brainer, portobello mushroom, skybox, surgicenter, veggie

* Revised design affords greater readability, with use of custom fonts

* Based on the authoritative Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fourth

Synopsis:

With separate dictionary and thesaurus sections on every page, this book is the only dictionary of its kind. Expanded coverage includes 3,000 new entries.

About the Author

The Editors of the Websters New World Dictionaries are a team of professional lexicographers with advanced degrees in various scholarly fields. The editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work with expert consultants to ensure that the content of our publications is as accurate and as up-to-date as possible.

Table of Contents

Staff.

Foreword.

Guide to the Use of This Book.

The Dictionary.

I Guide Words.

II The Main Entry Word.

III Pronunciation.

IV Part-of-Speech Labels.

V Inflected Forms.

VI Etymology.

VII The Definitions.

VIII Usage Labels.

IX Run-in Derived Entries.

The Thesaurus.

I Arrangement of Entries.

II Part-of-Speech Labels.

III The Entry Block.

IV Homographs and Superscripts.

V Suggestions for Using the Thesaurus.

Guide to Pronunciation.

I Pronunciation Style.

II Pronunciation Key.

III Foreign Sounds.

IV Stress Marks.

Abbreviations and Symbols Used in This Book.

Dictionary and Thesaurus.

Weights and Measures.

International Metric System.

The United States.

U.S. Cities.

Presidents of the United States.

Canada.

Nations of the World.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764565458
Manufactured:
Hungry Minds
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Manufactured:
Hungry Minds
Author:
Editors of Webster's New World Dictionaries
Author:
Editors of Webster's New World
Author:
The Editors of the Webster's New World Dictionaries
Author:
Editors of Webster's New World Dictionar
Author:
Editors of Webster&s New World Dictionar
Author:
Webster's New World Dictionary
Author:
Laird, Charlton
Location:
New York
Subject:
Dictionaries
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Thesauri
Subject:
Synonyms and antonyms
Subject:
Dictionaries - General
Subject:
English language -- Synonyms and antonyms.
Subject:
Reference - Dictionaries
Subject:
Dictionaries -- English.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
10
Publication Date:
20020520
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
768
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in

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Product details 768 pages MacMillan Reference Books - English 9780764565458 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , * Completely revised from the previous edition.

* Increased page count

* More dictionary entries - 61,000 total

* 13,000 thesaurus entries

* 3,000 new dictionary terms, such as biscotti, dot.com, gene therapy, home page, no-brainer, portobello mushroom, skybox, surgicenter, veggie

* Revised design affords greater readability, with use of custom fonts

* Based on the authoritative Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fourth

"Synopsis" by , With separate dictionary and thesaurus sections on every page, this book is the only dictionary of its kind. Expanded coverage includes 3,000 new entries.
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