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•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:

For the first time in paperback, this fully revised fourth edition offers additional information about the English language, with 70,000 entries featuring more than 1,000 new words and 400 photos, maps, and illustrations.

Synopsis:

Based on the bestselling "American Heritage( Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition," this all-new edition is newly updated to reflect the changes in language and continues its tradition of presenting clear and precise definitions, its expert usage guidance, and its wealth of illustrations.

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:
9780385335768
Subtitle:
Fourth Edition
Manufactured:
Delta
Manufactured by:
Delta
Manufactured:
Delta
Author:
Houghton Mifflin Company
Publisher:
Delta
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
Dictionaries
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Americanisms
Subject:
Dictionaries - General
Subject:
Reference - Dictionaries
Edition Number:
4
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
21st century reference
Series Volume:
no 014
Publication Date:
20010626
Binding:
Undefined
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
960
Dimensions:
7.84x5.90x1.60 in. 1.53 lbs.

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Product details 960 pages Delta - English 9780385335768 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , For the first time in paperback, this fully revised fourth edition offers additional information about the English language, with 70,000 entries featuring more than 1,000 new words and 400 photos, maps, and illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , Based on the bestselling "American Heritage( Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition," this all-new edition is newly updated to reflect the changes in language and continues its tradition of presenting clear and precise definitions, its expert usage guidance, and its wealth of illustrations.
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