The home of living English The largest single volume dictionary in print celebrates the extraordinary breadth and changing nature of world English, containing 80,000 new look-up words, and 100,000 new meanings. The dictionary is drawn from the Collins Corpus, the largest in the world with more than 4.5 billion words, and combined with a selection of emerging words submitted by the public via the award-winning collinsdictionary.com, the Collins English Dictionary is a democratic snapshot of real English as it is spoken today around the world. Word lovers, word gamers, word geeks. At work, at home and at school. All will be drawn in by evolving definitions, new, rare and quirky words. Explore the ever-changing landscape of the English language with award-winning author Mark Forsyth's insights in which he casts an analytical eye over the latest fields and shifts in meaning that the dictionary reflects. In an innovation that will delight word gamers and crossword solvers, the Collins English Dictionary also now uniquely includes words previously only found in the official Scrabble(tm) word list. New words, new meanings, new uses Always at the cutting edge of language change Collins offers you the very best of the new and emerging words, those that haven't quite made it yet, the ones we all love - and those we love to hate. Word enthusiast Lucy Mangan shares her passion and pique as she delves into these murky waters, taking you on a journey into the peculiarities of the new words creation process. Available in a format to suit you The Times said that "the Collins English Dictionary is a book to be treasured, no home should be without one". The 12th edition of the Collins English Dictionary is beautifully designed and printed, and despite the increase in words it is now lighter and easier to hold. Designed for day-to-day use, with a clear layout and virtual thumb tabs it is available flexible formats to suit every user - in print, as a Kindle ebook and an Apple app.
The largest single-volume English dictionary in print celebrates the extraordinary breadth and changing nature of world English, with more than 725,000 words, meanings, and phrases. Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. It draws on Collins' extensive language databases and covers many literary and rare words useful for crossword solvers and setters as well as Scrabble players. Ideal for use at work, at home, and at school--new words, new meanings and new uses are tracked by Collins' lexicographers who monitor language change around the world. This along with suggestions from the public on the award-winning collinsdictionary.com, ensures Collins English Dictionary truly is the home of living language. More place names and biographical entries--with over 8,500 place names and 5,500 biographies you will encounter thousands of fascinating facts and figures at your fingertips. The latest edition is beautifully designed and printed, and is surprisingly light and easy to hold. Designed for day-to-day use, with a clear layout and virtual thumb tabs, it is also available in flexible formats to suit every user--in print, as a Kindle dictionary, and as an iOS app.
The perfect dictionary reference for daily use, with 200,000 words and phrases in a durable format. Language notes help you choose the right word and the easy-to-use layout allows you to find what you're looking for quickly. . Specially tailored to meet your needs at home, school, and in the office, offering comprehensive definitions and word tips to provide help with English usage. Find all the words and definitions you need, with coverage of the language we use every day. The clear layout ensures you can find the words you need quickly. Comes with an invaluable supplement on the most common mistakes and controversial issues in English.
All the words you need, every day: the perfect reference book to broaden your knowledge of English, and is ideal for everyday use, at home, in the office or at school, in a durable format. Drawn from Collins' 4.5-billion-word database of today's English, Collins English Dictionary and Thesaurus combines a comprehensive dictionary with all the alternatives and opposites the user needs. The book is designed for ease of use, with thumb tabs on every page and all entry words highlighted in bold. This layout means that you can be sure to find all the information you need in the quickest time possible.
All the words you need, every day: the perfect reference book to broaden your knowledge of English, and is ideal for everyday use, at home, in the office or at school. Drawn from Collins' 4.5-billion-word database of today's English, Collins English Dictionary and Thesaurus combines a comprehensive dictionary with all the alternatives and opposites the user needs. The book is designed for ease of use, with thumb tabs on every page and all entry words highlighted in bold. This layout means that you can be sure to find all the information you need in the quickest time possible.
The world s best-selling mini dictionary. This new edition, in color, is fully up-to-date, including the most popular new words to enter the English language. The ideal portable companion for all. This handy little dictionary gives you practical, applied knowledge in your pocket. It contains clear definitions for all the words you need on a daily basis and provides tips on spelling, and help with difficult pronunciations. The clear color layout makes the content easily accessible and suitable for immediate use. Includes an up-to-date supplement tackling problems of style and etiquette in everything from letters to emails to social media sites."
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