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The new Eleventh Edition of America's best-selling dictionary merges print, CD-ROM, and Internet-based formats to deliver unprecedented accessibility and flexibility at one affordable price. Fully revised print content features more than 225,000 clear and precise definitions and more than 10,000 new words and meanings. Includes easily installable CD-ROM and free one-year subscription to new Collegiate Web site.

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"Sets a high standard for future desk reference." Library Journal

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"A road map to where English is headed." The Village Voice

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"At last — the ease of the Internet combined with the authority of a trusted name in reference." BookPage

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"An absolutely first-rate, easy-to-use and high-quality basic resource." Midwest Book Review

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Presents concise definitions, pronunciations, abbreviations, some illustrations, usage examples, and synonyms with ten thousand new words and meanings.

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This groundbreaking edition merges print, CD-ROM, and online formats into one convenient package, providing unmatched accessibility and flexibility. The most up-to-date dictionary available, it features 10,000 new words from all fields of knowledge, 225,000 definitions, more than 700 illustrations, and more than 40,000 usage examples--the most in any desk dictionary.Merriam-Webster

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Websterand#8217;s New Worldand#160;College Dictionary, Fifth Edition, presents the very best a college dictionary can offer, with all the user-friendly qualities that have distinguished the Webster's New World name for decades. A clear and accessible defining style, compelling feature notes, full-page tables and charts, hundreds of drawings that complement the definitions, and authoritative guidance on usage and style points make this the perfect dictionary for use at school, at the office, or at home. This brand-new edition has been completely revised and updated.

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Websterand#8217;s New World College Dictionary, Fifth Edition, presents the very best a college dictionary can offer, with all the user-friendly qualities that have distinguished the Websterand#8217;s New World name for decades. It is a favorite of newsrooms and copy editors nationwide and it is the official dictionary of The Associated Press Stylebook. Webster's New World College Dictionary is collaborating with The Associated Press Stylebook Online to offer a combined service. Please see www.apstylebook.com for details.

This dictionary features a clear and accessible defining style, abundant synonym notes, full-page tables and charts, hundreds of drawings that complement the definitions, and authoritative guidance on usage and style points. It also includes extensive coverage of Americanisms (words, phrases, and senses coined by an American or first used in the United States), all 12,000 of which are specially identified.

This brand-new edition has been completely revised. More than 4,700 entries and senses have been added, including terms from the areas of arts and sports, science and medicine, computers and the Internet, food, business, politics, and law (examples include biodefense, cage match, celebutante, derecho, deleverage, hashtag, stevia, and webinar). Tens of thousands of revisions have been made to existing senses to reflect current usage. Webster's New World College Dictionary is the perfect dictionary for use at school, at the office, or at home.

About the Author

The Editors of the Webster's 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. andnbsp;

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very good 11th edition. for future desks, bussines either
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Great new edition of a book immortalized over the decades.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780877798095
Author:
Webster, Merriam
Publisher:
Merriam-Webster
Author:
Merriam-Webster
Author:
Webster's New World College Dictionaries, Editors of
Author:
Editors of Webster's New World College Dictionaries
Location:
Springfield, Mass.
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Dictionaries - General
Subject:
Reference - Dictionaries
Subject:
Dictionaries
Copyright:
Edition Number:
11
Edition Description:
Cloth
Series:
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary
Series Volume:
no. 396
Publication Date:
20030131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
600+ b/w line drawings
Pages:
1728
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7 in 3.9 lb

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"Review" by , "Sets a high standard for future desk reference."
"Review" by , "A road map to where English is headed."
"Review" by , "At last — the ease of the Internet combined with the authority of a trusted name in reference."
"Review" by , "An absolutely first-rate, easy-to-use and high-quality basic resource."
"Synopsis" by , Presents concise definitions, pronunciations, abbreviations, some illustrations, usage examples, and synonyms with ten thousand new words and meanings.
"Synopsis" by , This groundbreaking edition merges print, CD-ROM, and online formats into one convenient package, providing unmatched accessibility and flexibility. The most up-to-date dictionary available, it features 10,000 new words from all fields of knowledge, 225,000 definitions, more than 700 illustrations, and more than 40,000 usage examples--the most in any desk dictionary.Merriam-Webster
"Synopsis" by , Websterand#8217;s New Worldand#160;College Dictionary, Fifth Edition, presents the very best a college dictionary can offer, with all the user-friendly qualities that have distinguished the Webster's New World name for decades. A clear and accessible defining style, compelling feature notes, full-page tables and charts, hundreds of drawings that complement the definitions, and authoritative guidance on usage and style points make this the perfect dictionary for use at school, at the office, or at home. This brand-new edition has been completely revised and updated.
"Synopsis" by ,

Websterand#8217;s New World College Dictionary, Fifth Edition, presents the very best a college dictionary can offer, with all the user-friendly qualities that have distinguished the Websterand#8217;s New World name for decades. It is a favorite of newsrooms and copy editors nationwide and it is the official dictionary of The Associated Press Stylebook. Webster's New World College Dictionary is collaborating with The Associated Press Stylebook Online to offer a combined service. Please see www.apstylebook.com for details.

This dictionary features a clear and accessible defining style, abundant synonym notes, full-page tables and charts, hundreds of drawings that complement the definitions, and authoritative guidance on usage and style points. It also includes extensive coverage of Americanisms (words, phrases, and senses coined by an American or first used in the United States), all 12,000 of which are specially identified.

This brand-new edition has been completely revised. More than 4,700 entries and senses have been added, including terms from the areas of arts and sports, science and medicine, computers and the Internet, food, business, politics, and law (examples include biodefense, cage match, celebutante, derecho, deleverage, hashtag, stevia, and webinar). Tens of thousands of revisions have been made to existing senses to reflect current usage. Webster's New World College Dictionary is the perfect dictionary for use at school, at the office, or at home.

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