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Words and Their Meaning

Words and Their Meaning

by Howard Jackson
     
 

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In this book, the development of the English dictionary is examined, along with the kinds of dictionary available, the range of information they contain, factors affecting their usage, and public attitudes towards them. As well as an descriptive analysis of word meaning, the author considers whether a thematic, thesaurus-like presentation might be more suited than the

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In this book, the development of the English dictionary is examined, along with the kinds of dictionary available, the range of information they contain, factors affecting their usage, and public attitudes towards them. As well as an descriptive analysis of word meaning, the author considers whether a thematic, thesaurus-like presentation might be more suited than the traditional alphabetical format to the description of words and their meaning.



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ISBN-13:
9781317887560
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/03/2014
Series:
Learning about Language
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
2 MB

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