Webster's American English Dictionary

Author: Merriam-Webster

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781596951549

Category: Reference

Page: 504

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Provides definitions for more than forty thousand words found in American English along with pronunciation guidance and variant spellings.
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Webster's American English Dictionary/Thesaurus Shrink-Wrapped Set

Author: Merriam-Webster

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781596951167

Category: Reference

Page: N.A

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Language Basics in a Two-Book set This two volume shrink-wrapped set offers up-to-date information, presented in clear, concise language. It is a portable, affordable refrence and is ideal for use at home, at school, and in the office. Webster's American English Dictionary - over 40,000 clear, concise definitions Webster's American English Thesaurus - 85,000 words, is arranged alphabetically A comprehensive, easy-to-use reference resource at a great price
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Webster's American English Dictionary

Author: Inc. Merriam-Webster

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781596951143

Category: Reference

Page: 416

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Completely revised and updated, this compact volume provides clearly written definitions for the most commonly used words in the language today. Affordably priced, this is an ideal dictionary for home, school, or office.
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Webster's New World Basic Dictionary of American English

Author: N.A

Publisher: Webster's New World

ISBN: 9780028623818

Category: Reference

Page: 1056

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In the United States, 20 percent of the adult population is marginally literate. Of these roughly 30 million people, approximately 1.8 million are enrolled in basic skills literacy programs. Webster's New World has created a dictionary that is uniquely designed to help these beginning readers. Webster's New World Basic Dictionary of American English defines 49,000 of the most commonly used words in the American English lexicon. These are the words adult readers are most likely to encounter in newspapers and magazines, on job applications and product instructions, on advertising billboards and their children's school progress reports. The dictionary defines these words in clear, easy-to-understand language, using only words that are themselves defined in the dictionary, but never condescending to the adult reader. Definitions are liberally supplemented with example phrases and sentences that put words in context and help new readers understand meaning and usage. Special notes on synonyms help new readers differentiate between words with similar meanings. And selected illustrations help readers identify and remember words. This quality paperback book is designed for ease of reading and use, as well as for durability. Primarily created for native English speakers, it is also a valuable reference for more advanced readers of English as a second language. From the editors of the prestigious Webster's New World College Dictionary, the Basic Dictionary of American English brings the full scholarship behind that work to this important new offering in the field of literacy.
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The Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Author: Merriam-Webster

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780877792956

Category:

Page: 960

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Based on Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 11th edition 70,000 definitions 2,000 new words Expanded back matter sections: Confused and Misused Words English Word Roots - Great for preparing standardized tests Irregular English Verbs - Great for ESL Basic English Grammar Handbook of Style, including Documentation of Sources Guide to Common Verb Collocations - Essential for ESL NEW: An Overview of the Internet
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Webster's 1828 American Dictionary of the English Language

Compact Edition

Author: Noah Webster

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781434103017

Category: Reference

Page: 828

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This new edition has been carefully prepared in a proprietary compact format : All of the words, definitions, and examples have been preserved, but the explanations of word origins have been omitted to save space, as has Webster's lengthy technical introduction. Scripture references have been standardized in modern format, and many abbreviations have been spelled out for greater understanding. The text has been newly typeset with Charter typeface, making the text highly readable in spite of its small size. --from publisher's preface.
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A Compendious Dictionary of the English Language

Author: Noah Webster

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781523224081

Category:

Page: 36

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"A Compendious Dictionary of the English Language" from Noah Webster. American lexicographer, textbook author, spelling reformer, political writer, and editor (1758-1843).
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The Merriam-Webster New Book of Word Histories

Author: Merriam-Webster, Inc

Publisher: Merriam-Webster

ISBN: 9780877796039

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 526

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"A gold mine of word histories for reference or browsing. Covers the origins of 1,500 words. Over 600 engagingly written articles. Explore the stories behind our vocabulary."
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Dictionnaire Anglais-français

Author: Merriam-Webster, Inc

Publisher: Merriam-Webster

ISBN: 9780877791669

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 925

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A French-English dictionary.
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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Basic English

Author: Merriam-Webster, Inc

Publisher: Merriam Webster

ISBN: 9780877797319

Category: Reference

Page: 782

View: 4162

Defines the core vocabulary of English words and phrases, and includes synonyms and brief word histories.
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Webster's Notebook Thesaurus

Author: Merriam-Webster

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781596950573

Category: Reference

Page: 75

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Features: 50,000 synonyms and antonyms. 3 hole punched to fit into any binder. Alphabetical organization for easy lookups. A brief history of the English language.
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Webster's American English Dictionary (with Pronunciation Guides)

With Over 50,000 References (US English)

Author: Alice Grandison

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781910965245

Category:

Page: N.A

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A comprehensive dictionary of American English comprising over 50,000 references with clear, up-to-date and accurate numbered definitions. It contains a specially commissioned, spelled-out pronunciation guide and concise dictionary that make this a very accessible dictionary for all ages.
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Word by Word

The Secret Life of Dictionaries

Author: Kory Stamper

Publisher: Vintage

ISBN: 1101870958

Category: Reference

Page: 336

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“We think of English as a fortress to be defended, but a better analogy is to think of English as a child. We love and nurture it into being, and once it gains gross motor skills, it starts going exactly where we don’t want it to go: it heads right for the goddamned electrical sockets.” With wit and irreverence, lexicographer Kory Stamper cracks open the obsessive world of dictionary writing, from the agonizing decisions about what to define and how to do it to the knotty questions of ever-changing word usage. Filled with fun facts—for example, the first documented usage of “OMG” was in a letter to Winston Churchill—and Stamper’s own stories from the linguistic front lines (including how she became America’s foremost “irregardless” apologist, despite loathing the word), Word by Word is an endlessly entertaining look at the wonderful complexities and eccentricities of the English language.
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Webster's English-Spanish Dictionary, Grades 6 - 12

Classic Reference Library

Author: N.A

Publisher: Carson-Dellosa Publishing

ISBN: 1483822400

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 224

View: 5448

A convenient reference for words in both English and Spanish! The Webster's English-Spanish Dictionary is a great resource whether in class or on the road; it is a quick and easy tool to find just the words you need. Half of the dictionary is an alphabetical list of English words and their Spanish translations, the other half is an alphabetical list of Spanish words and their English translations. They are ideal for every second language learner! No one should be without a dictionary and our Backpack Dictionaries are designed in a compact size for easy travel. They are a must have for any student! Featuring commonly used words and an abundance of additional information needed in school, every student should collect them all!
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Macquarie Dictionary

Author: Macquarie Library

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781876429669

Category: Australianisms

Page: 1940

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This fifth edition of the Macquarie, measuring a new awareness of environment and fragility, will mark a turning of the tide in our consciousness, in the span of our response, in the way we give voice to place – and place to voice. (Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia)Since the Macquarie Dictionary was first published in 1981, its reputation as Australia's national dictionary has gone from strength to strength. It is now nationally and internationally regarded as the standard reference on Australian English. A comprehensive and up-to-date account of our variety of English, it not only includes all those words and senses peculiar to Australian English, but also those common to the whole English-speaking world.
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