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For those who prefer large print, this new edition of the popular AMERICAN HERITAGE DICTIONARY provides authoritative up-to-date information in a large-print, easy-to-read format. It includes more than 35,000 definitions, with the most current, central meaning given first in each entry.
Approved by the National Association for the Visually Handicapped, a new edition of the easy-to-read, authoritative, up-to-date dictionary offers more than 35,000 definitions, plus a reference section and a special guide to pronunciation, punctuation, grammar, and style. (Reference)
The Large Print American Heritage® Dictionary, Revised Edition, approved by the National Association for Visually Handicapped, is the ideal dictionary for those who need or prefer large print. Comprehensive and up to date, it has more than 35,000 definitions, with the most current meaning always given first. Features include pronunciations, syllable divisions, and inflected forms. A style guide explains the rules of punctuation. A handy reference section contains tables for weights and measures, metric conversions, and U.S. states. With large pages, generous margins, and a clear typeface, this is an excellent reference for anyone who requires an easy-to-read format.
For those who prefer large print, this new edition provides authoritative up-to-date information in a large-print, easy-to-read format. It includes more than 35,000 definitions, with the most current, central meaning given first in each entry.
About the Author
The Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries and of other reference titles published by Houghton Mifflin Company 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.