Webster's New World Large Print Dictionary 4th edition / Edition 4

Webster's New World Large Print Dictionary 4th edition / Edition 4

by The Editors of the Webster's New World Dictionaries
     
 

Based on the unique Webster’s New World database, the most up-to-date authority on current American English usage, and set according to the type standards of the National Association for the Visually Handicapped, this Webster’s New World® Large Print Dictionary is the finest reference work of its kind, offering all these

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Overview

Based on the unique Webster’s New World database, the most up-to-date authority on current American English usage, and set according to the type standards of the National Association for the Visually Handicapped, this Webster’s New World® Large Print Dictionary is the finest reference work of its kind, offering all these features:

  • Completely revised and updated
  • More than 60,000 entries
  • Technical, scientific, cultural, business, and professional terms
  • Biographical and geographical entries included in the main A—Z section
  • Foreign words and phrases often used in English
  • Etymologies – word histories for those who need more than a simple definition
  • Appendix with weights and measures, U.S. and Canadian data, U.S. presidents, and books of the Bible

Once you begin using this authoritative, user-friendly reference work, you’ll wonder how you ever got along without it!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764559365
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
05/04/2004
Edition description:
Revised Large Print
Pages:
1248
Sales rank:
85,268
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.59(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations and Symbols
Used in This Dictionary
Pronunciation Key
Dictionary Staffvi
Forewordvii
Guide to the Use of This Dictionaryviii
I.Guide Words
II.The Main Entry Word
III.Pronunciation
IV.Part-of-Speech Labels
V.Inflected Forms
VI.Etymology
VII.The Definitions
VIII.Usage Labels
IX.Run-In Derived Entries
Guide to Pronunciationxiv
I.Pronunciation Style
II.Pronunciation Key
III.Foreign Sounds
IV.Stress Marks
A Dictionary of American English1
Reference Supplement1223
Weights and Measures1224
U.S. States1225
Canada1226
U.S. Presidents1227
Geographical Data1228
Continents of the World
Oceans and Seas of the World by Size
Largest Lakes of the World
Longest Rivers of the World
Highest Mountains of the World
Books of the Bible1230

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