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Overview

Ten years of lexicographic research culminates to form the latest edition of the renowned Webster's New World College Dictionary. This fourth edition combines the most up-to-date information about our language and our world to present a completely revised, updated and expanded edition for this age of instant global communication. This authoritative reference now includes 5,000 new entries and the only four-color atlas offered by a dictionary of this size. New words, new Americanisms, and new biographical and geographical entries are fully integrated into the single alphabetical listing. Thousands of new uses and meanings have been added to many existing entries. The expanded reference section provides easy access to geographical, historical, and other encyclopedic information. Unsurpassed for nearly half a century for its reliability, clarity, and precision, Webster's New World College Dictionary provides the most accurate and current information available anywhere. Millions of users worldwide value this unique combination of features, found in no other dictionary:
* clear, readable definitions that provide instant understanding
* thousands of examples of current word usage
* more than 160,000 entries and over 800 illustrations, biographical photographs, and maps
* page and text redesigned for even greater readability
* the official dictionary of the Associated Press

Incl. style & usage guide; software for Windows 95; screen- scraper technology, point/click for definition; spell check.

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Sturdy in every sense, the fourth edition of the Webster's New World justifies its ten years of preparation. The definitions are precise; the type, easy to read; the format, reader-friendly (e.g., geographical and biographical terms are defined within the main A-Z listings.) Associated Press has picked this version as its standard for its deadline-driven editors and reorters. Time-stressed students and booksellers might want to heed their choice.
Sharon Bosley
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780028631189
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 7/1/1999
  • Series: Webster's New World Series
  • Edition description: 4th Edition, Thumb-Indexed (Updated)
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 1728
  • Sales rank: 123,239
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 2.25 (d)

Meet the Author

The Editors of the Webster’s New World Dictionaries are a team of professional lexicographers with advanced degrees in various scholarly fields. The editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work with expert consultants to ensure that the content of our publications is as accurate and as up-to-date as possible.

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Table of Contents

Dictionary of Staff.

Consultants and Contributing Editors.

Foreword.

Guide to Dictionary.

Guide to Pronunciation.

Dictionaries of English (Sidney I. Landau).

Webster's New World College Dictionary

World Atlas.

REFERENCE SUPPLEMENT.

Rules of Punctuation.

Nations of the World.

World City Populations.

U.S. States.

U.S. Cities by Population.

U.S. Metropolitan Core Areas by Population.

Canada.

Cities of Canada by Population.

Mexico.

Geographical Data:

Continents of the World.

Oceans and Seas of the World by Size.

Largest Lakes of the World.

Longest Rivers of the World.

Hoghest Mountains of the World.

Monetary Units:

Currency Symbols.

Names for Large Numbers.

Roman Numerals.

Books of the Bible.

Calendars.

American Sign Language (ASL).

Commonly Used Weights and Measures.

Periodic Table of Chemical Elements.

Alphabetical List of the Chemical Elements.

Geologic Time Chart.

Astronomical Data:

The Brightest Stars.

The 88 Constellations.

Planets of the Solar System.

Meterology:

Beaufort Scale.

Hurricane Damage Potential Scale.

Tornado Damage Potential Scale.

Richter Scale for the Comparative Magnitude of Earthquakes.

Modified Mercalli Scale for Earthquake Destructiveness.

Presidents of the United States.

The Declaration of Independence.

Constitution of the United States.

Amendments to the Constitution of the United States.

Index.

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  • Posted May 30, 2009

    An excellent research dictionary for students or professionals.

    The Webster's new College Dictionary is a great reference Dictionary. It is the perfect size to sit on the desk for easy access. The alphabetical tabs make locating a word quick and easy. The words are crisp and clear making reading a pleasant experience. The bold print also makes it eady to find and seperate each word, and the definition is written in a down to earth manner making it easy to understand the full meaning of the word in question.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 14, 2004

    Most convenient dictionary to use.

    When it comes down to it, all dictionaries are pretty much alike. But I could never figure out why so many create separate listings for biographical and geographical entries. This has always been my favorite, because biographical and geographical entries are in the body of the dictionary, and why shouldn't they be?

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 11, 2011

    Looks great!

    This is a gift for Christmas, so not yet opened, but it looks like a great resource for my daughter and son-in-law. Nice looking book!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 30, 2010

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    Because you do not have a computer available at all times!

    I purchased this dictionary as a gift for my son & his family.I was visiting the week before Halloween & was reading a book that contained technical words I didn't understand.I asked for a dictionary & was given the 1988 edition. Lo & behold! I found all 6 words I needed.
    I've decided to keep this edition & purchase another for them!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 13, 2004

    Defects of the software

    First, it is said that the software 'let you add notes to definitions.' I have bought it and tried in vain; the publisher, after inquiring, told me that 'Unfortunately, this feature was not built into the software. You can define words selected within other programs such as a word processing documents, but you are unable to add notes to the database containing the definitions themselves.' Second, the window opened is too small, and unable to enlarge. If you want a good software, I think Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary is better. It have pronunciations, and may pronounces automatically in Quickfind mode. The size of window is changeable. Nevertheless, WNW, with more entries, and clear definitions, is a good dictionary in itself for college students.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 27, 2014

    One of the Best Dictionaries that I have Used

    I remember having one of these when I was younger and in school. A very thorough and helpful book for looking up words for crossword puzzles. Could use a crossword puzzle dictionary but I love the challenge of taking the words from memory and looking the ones up through the dictionary that I don't know.

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  • Posted January 14, 2012

    highly recommended

    It came on time. In the condition advertised. I would order from them again.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 13, 2010

    Everything a dictionary should be

    I looked up several words in every dictionary in the store before buying this one. It had the most complete etymology and the most words; isn't this what we buy a dictionary for?

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  • Posted February 20, 2010

    Essencial.

    We are hispanic, my kids are elementary's students, and they prefered to look for words in this dictionary than the bilingual dictionary. They understand everything, and find everything.
    My husband is an engineer, graduated in Texas. He also find this dictinary very helpful.

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