Tables, maps, photos, line drawings and the brief histories of over 1,000 words bring alive the English language. Packed in among more than 64,000 headwords, you will also find innovative features to enable correct use of English and a guide to improving your spelling. 200 Usage Notes provide answers to common language queries
200 Spellchecks highlight typical spelling blunders
1,000 incorrect spellings featured as headwords and cross-referred to the correct form
600 Synonym Essays suggest alternative words The Encarta® Pocket English Dictionary is a companion to global English that fits neatly into a briefcase or college holdall. It brings full and up-to-date coverage of English to your fingertips including business and computing terms, science words, place names and biographical entries.
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|Bloomsbury Pocket English Dictionary A & C Black |
Expand your knowledge - includes the brief histories of 1,000 interesting words.
|Collins Pocket English Dictionary and Thesaurus HarperCollins Publishers |
Clear, straightforward definitions reflect today' s language, while the matching thesaurus entries provide a generous choice of synonyms and antonyms. And you can always rely on Collins to provide you with today' s English as all our definitions, examples, idioms and usage notes are based on the Collins Word Web -- our unrivalled and constantly updated 4-billion-word database.
|Pocket Oxford English Dictionary Oxford University Press |
Includes 6 months' free access to our premium dictionaries service Oxford Dictionaries Pro at oxforddictionaries. com. It covers all the words you need for everyday use, carefully selected from the evidence of the Oxford English Corpus, a databank of 21st century English, containing over 2 billion words. The Pocket Oxford English Dictionary offers over 120,000 words, phrases, and definitions.
|Basic English Dictionary New Longman Group UK Limited |
|Longman Mini English Dictionary Pearson |
|Little Oxford English Dictionary Oxford University Press |
- A major new edition of this robust, portable dictionary, based on the authority of the Oxford English Corpus
- Up-to-date coverage of 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions
- Definitions are given in a clear, simple style, and are easier to understand than ever before
- Spelling tips: hundreds of notes on spelling and grammar to help you get it right
|Essential English Dictionary Encarta Bloomsbury Publishing |
|Webster’s Compact English Dictionary (UK) Geddes & Grosset |
|Macmillan English Dictionary Advanced American English Macmillan Publishers |
|Macmillan English Dictionary Advanced British English Macmillan Publishers |
|Macmillan English Dictionary Advanced Student Edition Macmillan Publishers |
|Longman Business English Dictionary Pearson |
|Penguin Concise English Dictionary Penguin Group Allen |
Compiled by Britain’s foremost lexicographers, meticulously researched and presented in a clear, easy-to-read format, it is the ideal companion for every home and office. • Over 150,000 words, phrases and clear definitions, with more information than other leading dictionaries
• Includes up-to-date scientific and technical terms and the latest slang and jargon
• Invaluable guidance on correct usage (different from or different to? ), commonly confused words (imply or infer? ), grammar and spelling
• Word histories explaining the origins of words from hypochondria to sideburns This concise edition of the bestselling New Penguin English Dictionary is the perfect reference book for everyday use, exploring every aspect of the English language as it is used today.
|Webster's Pocket Legal Dictionary Random House, Inc. |
To define the word "murder," for example, is to articulate just what distinguishes one of the most heinous of crimes from a lesser offense such as manslaughter, or for that matter from a heroic act of justifiable homicide.
|Macmillan English Dictionary for Advanced Learners (British English) Macmillan Publishers Michael R. |
NEW hundreds of new words (satnav, greenwash, carbon trading, adspend, crystal meth, cyberlaw, geoeconomics)
NEW many more collocations, synonyms and antonyms
NEW extra clearly labelled subject-specific vocabulary (equity capital, faultline, heritage language, link rot, culture medium, data compression)
NEW multi-page vocabulary building sections on the themes of movement, communication and emotions
NEW a complete package of unique, carefully researched materials based on a detailed analysis of learners' own writing. New full-page writing sections and Get it right boxes help you to become a more confident writer in academic and professional situations. The Improve your Writing Skills section in the centre of the Dictionary gives you advice on writing in 18 areas that often cause difficulties, while Get it right boxes at individual headwords help you to anticipate mistakes that you might make and show you how to correct them. These boxes often also highlight common collocations, present alternatives to over-used words and point out the differences between words that are easy to confuse. This material has been created following a two-year collaboration with the Centre for English Corpus Linguistics, led by Professor Sylviane Granger, at the Université catholique de Louvain in Belgium.
|Random House Webster's Pocket Russian Dictionary Random House USA |
Over 40,000 entries, with grammatical information, such as imperfective and perfective aspect of verbs. - Includes International (IPA) pronunciations for easier pronunciation
- Based on American English for easier use by English speakers and Russian speakers in the U. S. - Portable size and durable binding is just right for students and travelers.
|Collins English Dictionary HarperCollins Publishers |
Discover all the latest words as they appear in the language.
|Collins Mini English Dictionary HarperCollins Publishers Collins U. |
All definitions are provided in clear, no-nonsense language, and modern meanings come first so it is easy to find the sense needed.
|Malabar and English Dictionary (Tamil Edition) Книга по Требованию Fabricius J.P. |
Несмотря на то, что была проведена серьезная работа по восстановлению первоначального качества издания, на некоторых страницах могут обнаружиться небольшие "огрехи": помарки, кляксы и т. п. Книга представляет собой репринтное издание.
|Tulu-English Dictionary Книга по Требованию Maenner A. |