Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary

by Merriam-Webster Inc.
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Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary by Merriam-Webster Inc.

A new edition of America's best-selling dictionary! An attractive burgundy leather-look version featuring more than 225,000 clear and precise definitions and more than 10,000 new words and meanings. Special sections include a Handbook of Style. Includes easily installable CD-ROM and free one-year subscription to new Collegiate Web site.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780877798101
Publisher: Merriam-Webster, Inc.
Publication date: 07/01/2003
Edition description: Indexed Book & an electronic version
Pages: 1664
Sales rank: 551,544
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.90(d)
Age Range: 16 Years

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Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
booklady0 More than 1 year ago
Does this dictionary come with pronunciation? Word of origin? Any synonyms? Thanks.
O_Tempora More than 1 year ago
I've had the M-W Collegiate since 1972, and it is by far the best affordable dictionary I've ever used, a true gem. An electronic version is loaded on my Nook, and I thought it would be very helpful to have the full, searchable edition on my PC. This product purportedly included that. I asked a B&N employee if the electronic was a duplicate of the hard copy and was so assured. As it turns out, this version is limited: it contains only ~180,000 words (the complete electronic boasts 225,000), and worse, the audio pronunciations don't work. In short, it's abridged crippleware. Amusingly, it is published by a company called Fogware. So my ratings are really: M-W hard copy = 5 stars; Fogware electronic = 3 stars; Deceptive marketing = 1 star If you want the electronic solely, B&N apparently doesn't carry it, so you might look at Amazon, where it is sold for $12 or so.
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After having just purchased this dictionary can't believe that we got along without it as long as we did. A definite must for every household.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was very surprised that there was no alphabet indexing. In the past every dictionary I've owned was indexed.