Webster's New World Dictionary and Thesaurus

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Webster's New World Dictionary and Thesaurus

Format:  Paperback,

750 pages

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Publish Date: May 2002

ISBN-13: 9780764565458

ISBN-10: 0764565451

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The following content was provided by the publisher.
Completely revised from the previous edition.
Increased page count
More dictionary entries - 61,000 total
13,000 thesaurus entries
3,000 new dictionary terms, such as biscotti, dot.com, gene therapy, home page, no-brainer, portobello mushroom, skybox, surgicenter, veggie
Revised design affords greater readability, with use of custom fonts
Based on the authoritative "Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fourth Edition"

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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publish Date: May 2002
ISBN-13: 9780764565458
ISBN-10: 0764565451
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 750
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 2.1
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.25 x 9.5 x 2.0

Chapter outline

Foreword
Guide to the Use of This Book
The Dictionary
Guide Words
The Main Entry Word
Pronunciation
Part-of-Speech Labels
Inflected Forms
Etymology
The Definitions
Usage Labels
Run-in Derived Entries
The Thesaurus
Arrangement of Entries
Part-of-Speech Labels
The Entry Block
Homographs and Superscripts
Suggestions for Using the Thesaurus
Guide to Pronunciation
Pronunciation Style
Pronunciation Key
Foreign Sounds
Stress Marks
Abbreviations and Symbols Used in This Book
Dictionary and Thesaurus
Weights and Measures
International Metric System
The United States
U.S. Cities
Presidents of the United States
Canada
Nations of the World

Book description

  • Completely revised from the previous edition.
  • Increased page count
  • More dictionary entries - 61, 000 total
  • 13,000 thesaurus entries
  • 3,000 new dictionary terms, such as biscotti, dot. com, gene therapy, home page, no-brainer, portobello mushroom, skybox, surgicenter, veggie
  • Revised design affords greater readability, with use of custom fonts
  • Based on the authoritative Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fourth Edition

  • Customer Product Reviews

    Rated 4.7 out of 5★ by 3reviewers.
    Rated 5 out of 5★ by great for students and writers I love this book. I have almost always preferred Websters Dictionary's. I am in the process of writing a book and desperately needed a thesaurus. I also, occasionally, need a definition. 01/14/2014
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