Webster's Third New International Dictionary with CD-ROM / Edition 3

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Overview

The largest, most comprehensive American dictionary available! Combines print and electronic versions in one great package, each featuring over 476,000 entries. Includes a Win/Mac CD-ROM and a complimentary one-year subscription to Merriam-WebsterUnabridged.com.
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**** The core of W3, originally published in 1961 (and cited in BCL3, Sheehy, and Walford), needs little reintroduction, its essential daily use in a wide variety of settings assuring comfortable familiarity. The present 1993 printing includes an addenda section that is bound into the front of the volume, and consists of approximately 14,000 new words and meanings that have entered the language since the original publication. Users who haven't worn out their copies of previous printings can order the addenda section through the publisher for $5. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780877793021
  • Publisher: Merriam-Webster, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/28/2000
  • Edition description: Unabridged with CD-ROM
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 2816
  • Sales rank: 234,016
  • Product dimensions: 10.90 (w) x 13.95 (h) x 4.00 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 21, 2001

    A great but not updated dictionary

    I had owned the Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (3rd Edition) since 1985 and recently I'd also brought the 'latest' edition of this dictionary with CD-ROM, what I found in the CD-ROM's illustrations are just based on the Deluxe edition of their Collegiate Dictionary, therefore the CD-ROM's contents are actually an abridged edition of the original printed edition. If you do not have the deluxe edition you may check their web site (www.m-w.com), an on-line edition is over there. According to the response of Merriam-Webster's staff, it's contents are based on the 1993 edition of the Unabridged Dictionary, actually the 1993 edition is the 'latest' of their Unabridged Dictionary. The copyright date 2000 is merely the production date of that CD-ROM! But the CD-ROM is actually very useful to find related words because it has advanced searches and browse function where I can find related information very easy. And it is not possible in the past when there is only a printed dictionary. Yes, actually this dictionary has it's disadvantage, since it cannot provide explanation in geographical and biographical name etc. If you are looking for a more latest unabridged dictionary, I suggest you can buy the Random House Unabridged Dictionary. (They'd published their unabridged dictionary, 2nd Edition with CD-ROM as early as 1993) Finally, just give you some interesting facts about the 2nd edition of the Unabridged Dictionary (Merriam-Webster), the total number of words and size is actually larger than the 'Unabridged' Dictionary (3rd edition), therefore the word 'unabridged' is merely indicate that it is a larger dictionary, but actually cannot really cover 'everything'!

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