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100 Words Almost Everyone Mispronounces
100 Words Almost Everyone Mispronounces
by American Heritage
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New to the best-selling 100 Words series: 100 pronunciation pitfalls and how to talk right through them Have you ever been told that a certain word you have been using is correctly pronounced in a different way? And what about those words with more than... (read more)

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The Almost-Dictionary
The Almost-Dictionary
by John Dalston
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The Almost-Dictionary contains definitions only for almost-words. Almost-words, like almost-count (settle for a pretty good estimate), are not to be found in the almost-standard dictionaries (Merriam-Webster, Oxford, etc.).Other examples of almost-words:... (read more)

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Webster's American Dictionary: College Edition, 2nd Edition
Webster's American Dictionary: College Edition, 2nd Edition
by Websters
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Today's most affordable college dictionary A reference book packed with the latest information, perfect for college, school, home and office. Webster's American Dictionary includes: Over 116,000 entries and over 128,000 definitions Over 300 illustrations... (read more)

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BILINGUAL VISUAL DICTIONARY: German English Bilingual Visual Dictionary
BILINGUAL VISUAL DICTIONARY: German English Bilingual Visual Dictionary
by DK Publishing
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Organized by such common subjects as Home, Work, Eating Out, Transportation, Health and Sports, these bilingual visual dictionaries give students and business people quick access to foreign terms in the simplest and most intuitive way.... (read more)

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Russian-English and English-Russian Dictionary
Russian-English and English-Russian Dictionary
by William Harrison
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This is a compact, two-way dictionary providing a comprehensive vocabulary for general purposes. It has some 25,000 entries in each of its 2 sections, and a supplement of new words has been added to the present edition.... (read more)

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Words of the World: A Global History of the Oxford English Dictionary. Sarah Ogilvie
Words of the World: A Global History of the Oxford English Dictionary. Sarah Ogilvie
by Sarah Ogilvie
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"Most people think of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) as a distinctly British product. Begun in England one hundred and fifty years ago, it took over sixty years to complete and when it was finally finished in 1928 the British Prime Minister... (read more)

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World Dictionary of Foreign Expressions: A Resource for Readers and Writers
World Dictionary of Foreign Expressions: A Resource for Readers and Writers
by Gabriel G. Adeleye
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The English language draws from a linguistic melting pot of many ages and cultures. Few can master all of the languages from which English draws proverbial wisdom and bon mots; fortunately for the rest of us, there is now The World Dictionary of Foreign... (read more)

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The New American Webster Handy College Dictionary
The New American Webster Handy College Dictionary
by Websters
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Package consists of 0205752632 / 9780205752638 MyReadingLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205823467 / 9780205823468 Essential Reading Skills 0451219058 / 9780451219053 New American Webster Handy College... (read more)

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The Cambridge Thesaurus of American English
The Cambridge Thesaurus of American English
by William D. Lutz
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The Cambridge Thesaurus of American English is an up-to-date collection in A-Z format of over 200,000 synonyms and antonyms.... (read more)

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The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar (Oxford Paperback Reference)
The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar (Oxford Paperback Reference)
by Bas Aarts
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The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar is a straightforward and accessible A-Z guide of the diverse and often complex terminology of English grammar. It contains over 1,600 entries with clear and concise definitions, enhanced by numerous sample... (read more)

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Merriam-Webster's Pocket Guide to Synonyms (Pocket Reference Library)
Merriam-Webster's Pocket Guide to Synonyms (Pocket Reference Library)
by Merriam-webster
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Choosing the right word is easy with this convenient language guide. This useful reference helps you master the subtleties of language by explaining the distinctions between words of closely related meaning. Succinct statements define the meaning shared... (read more)

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Dictionary of Synonyms & Antonyms
Dictionary of Synonyms & Antonyms
by Joseph Devlin
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A useful guide for finding and using the best word.... (read more)

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Oxford English Mini Dictionary
Oxford English Mini Dictionary
by Charlotte Buxton
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The latest edition of this small dictionary offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary with over 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus, a unique databank comprising... (read more)

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Urban Dictionary Day-To-Day Calendar
Urban Dictionary Day-To-Day Calendar
by Aaron (com) Peckham
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Culling from the insanely popular, user-created Web site UrbanDictionary.com, this calendar gives readers each day one of the funniest, smartest, and most provocative modern slang phrases or words. The Urban Dictionary 2015 Calendar gives readers the... (read more)

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Criminal Justice and Criminology: Terms, Concepts, and Cases
Criminal Justice and Criminology: Terms, Concepts, and Cases
by James Anderson
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This dictionary contains criminal justice terms, criminological concepts, and over 100 cases decided by courts in the federal system, including the United States Supreme Court. These cases address aspects of criminal procedures, as well as individual... (read more)

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Speaking Solutions: Interaction, Presentation, Listening, and Pronunciation Skills
Speaking Solutions: Interaction, Presentation, Listening, and Pronunciation Skills
by Candace Matthews
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The purpose of Speaking Solutions: Interaction, Presentation, Listening, and Pronunciation Skills is to develop the oral communication skills to intermediate through advanced ESL/EFL students in academic and professional settings.... (read more)

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Webster's New Explorer College Dictionary, Third Edition
Webster's New Explorer College Dictionary, Third Edition
by Merriam-webster (crt)
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This updated 2011 edition contains over 100,000 entries and covers the thousands of new words that have come to our language from science, technology, and modern culture. Precise, clearly written definitions and features like usage examples, word... (read more)

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The Devil's Dictionary
The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce
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History, n. an account mostly false, of events mostly unimportant, which are brought about by rulers mostly knaves, and soldiers mostly fools. Marriage, n. The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress, and two slaves, making... (read more)

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Random House Webster's Concise American Sign Language Dictionary
Random House Webster's Concise American Sign Language Dictionary
by Elaine Costello
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From basic hand shapes to fully illustrated and described signs, this dictionary offers a comprehensive and up-to-date treasury of signs. Featuring 4,500 signs in an easy-to-use format, this dictionary is ideal for both novices and experienced signers.... (read more)

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A Dictionary of the Yoruba Language
A Dictionary of the Yoruba Language
by University Press Plc
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Based upon the nineteenth century standard work on the Yoruba language, and first ever English-Yoruba, Yoruba-English dictionary, this new edition has been revised and enlarged considerably. The dictionary contains about 50,000 references and... (read more)

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