Collins English Dictionary and Thesaurus Pocket Edition

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9780007183708: Collins English Dictionary and Thesaurus Pocket Edition

This second edition of Collins Pocket Dictionary and Thesaurus ensures you’ll always have the words you need at your fingertips. With matching dictionary and thesaurus entries on the same page, you’ll never be stuck for words again!

With all the main entry words shown in colour, Collins Pocket Dictionary and Thesaurus is easy on the eye and will help you find all the words, definitions and alternatives you need – and fast.

Clear, straightforward definitions reflect today's language, while the matching thesaurus entries provide a generous choice of synonyms and antonyms.

And you can always rely on Collins to provide you with today’s English as all our definitions, examples, idioms and usage notes are based on the Collins Word Web – our unrivalled and constantly updated 2.5 billion-word database.

Also contained is a handy supplement offering practical guidance to help improve your English. So if you’re looking to write more effective letters or to craft a successful CV, the ‘Write for Life’ supplement will help you do just that, making this Pocket Edition of the Collins English Dictionary & Thesaurus the perfect one-stop English resource.

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The unique Collins presentation shows dictionary and thesaurus entries on the same page for one-stop lookup.

The completely revised and updated texts have been compiled using the latest information on current English from the Bank of English, our unique and constantly updated 450 million word database.

Spelling help is given for all irregular forms of words, and pronunciation help is given for all difficult words.

Grammar, usage and writing tips give helpful advice on using English correctly and effectively.

The dictionary text includes a symbol indicating words with matching thesaurus entries.

The matching thesaurus text gives the key synonym first, highlighted so that the user can see immediately which sense of the word is being referred to.

Antonyms are included for key thesaurus entries.

All main entry words are shown in colour for easy lookup.

The range of information in this new edition makes the Collins Pocket Dictionary & Thesaurus a unique and attractively-presented one-stop source of help with English.

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Published by Collins (2006)
ISBN 10: 0007183704 ISBN 13: 9780007183708
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
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(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description Collins, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 7183704

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