Random House Webster's Dictionary

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The Timeless Resource No Word User Can Be Without–Now Completely Revised and Updated in a New Edition!

• More than 75,000 entries • More than 150 new illustrations • Helpful supplements on writing, usage, and metric measurements • Updated geographical and biographical entries integrated throughout the easy A to Z listing • Common abbreviations • Hundreds of word histories and etymologies • Clear and ...
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Overview

The Timeless Resource No Word User Can Be Without–Now Completely Revised and Updated in a New Edition!

• More than 75,000 entries • More than 150 new illustrations • Helpful supplements on writing, usage, and metric measurements • Updated geographical and biographical entries integrated throughout the easy A to Z listing • Common abbreviations • Hundreds of word histories and etymologies • Clear and easy-to-understand usage notes and labels • Features the latest business and computer terms

Random House Webster’s Dictionary is your one-stop reference book. Based on the latest edition of the bestselling and authoritative Random House Webster’s College Dictionary and prepared by a staff of lexicographic experts, this handy, modern, and affordable dictionary is the resource for all your word questions! With Newer Words Faster, you’ll also find the latest slang, business, and computer terms defined with clarity and precision. No other paperback dictionary gives you more!

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This revised and updated edition contains more than 75,000 entries, including capsule biographies and place-names, as well as useful supplements on usage, writing, and metric measurements.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780345447258
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 6/26/2001
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 864
  • Sales rank: 124,069
  • Product dimensions: 4.21 (w) x 6.88 (h) x 1.38 (d)

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