Synopses & Reviews
The Chambers Mini Dictionary helps you find the right word for every occasion, providing alternatives for about 9,000 common English words. It also gives words with the opposite meaning--antonyms--where appropriate. This new edition includes a "Good Writing and Spelling " supplement full of practical guidance--everything from words to impress to commonly confised words and roots of words and meanings. It also features a useful section on countries of the world that gives unformation on capitals, official languages, largest and smallest countries by aread and other helpful demographic data.
About the Author
Chambers is one of the worlds most respected reference publishers, appealing particularly to word lovers and those who revel in all the quirks of the English language. Meticulously researched and expertly written, the highly acclaimed Chambers range has been at the forefront of presenting knowledge and learning in an engaging and accessible way since it was first established in the nineteenth century.