The American Century Dictionary

The American Century Dictionary

by Laurence Urdang
     
 

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A BRAND-NEW DESK DICTIONARY FROM THE WORLD'S LEADING DICTIONARY-MAKER

Originally developed by Oxford University Press's Dictionary Department and edited by noted lexicographer Laurence Urdang, THE AMERICAN CENTURY DICTIONARY is a totally new dictionary created for American English. Its unique features include:
— the latest new words and acronyms,

Overview

A BRAND-NEW DESK DICTIONARY FROM THE WORLD'S LEADING DICTIONARY-MAKER

Originally developed by Oxford University Press's Dictionary Department and edited by noted lexicographer Laurence Urdang, THE AMERICAN CENTURY DICTIONARY is a totally new dictionary created for American English. Its unique features include:
— the latest new words and acronyms, such as NIMBY, telecommute, and grunge
— thousands of colloquial and slang expressions, such as legit, yuck, and zilch
— up-to-date computer and technical terms, such as ASCII, e-mail, fax, and virtual reality, as well as new terms from medicine and business
— special easy-to-use organization — all entries, including prefixes, abbreviations, foreign words, and biographical and geographical names, are arranged alphabetically in one section
— separate quick-reference tables: countries, states, state capitals, area and ZIP codes, presidents, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780446601214
Publisher:
Grand Central Publishing
Publication date:
05/01/2013
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
704
Sales rank:
746,695
Product dimensions:
4.25(w) x 6.75(h) x 1.50(d)

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