for Advanced Learners
Replaced by the 4th edition.From the publisher
This dictionary has easy to understand whole-sentence definitions with lots of examples. This makes it much easier to understand a word.
- over 110,000 references including unique coverage of all word forms; more information than ever before
- 2,000 new words and meanings covering the most important new words and meanings used in the English of the 21st century -- applet, docusoap, magic bullet, set-top box, WAP
- over 105,000 examples with hundreds of new real examples from the Bank of English; more examples than any other dictionary of its kind
- 2,800 usage notes now highlighted to give a wealth of extra information
- extensive coverage of American English completely revised to give comprehensive and consistent coverage of American English usage
- updated definitions even clearer and simpler to give maximum help with understanding
- easy-to-use layout guiding you quickly and easily to the relevant word
This dictionary is also available in softcover and as a CD-ROM.
This dictionary does not include information about the history of words. Understanding a word's history can help you to fully understand a word. You might want to consider purchasing these other excellent books which explain only word histories.
Replaced by the 4th edition.