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Scribner-Bantam English Dictionary

Scribner-Bantam English Dictionary
Author: Edwin B. Williams
ISBN 13: 9780553264968
ISBN 10: 553264966
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Bantam
Publication Date: 1984-09-01
Format: Mass Market Paperback
Pages: 1120
List Price: $6.99

The New Scribner-Bantam English Dictionary is better than the others.

1. Over 80,000 definitions. More information than in any other dictionary of its kind.

2. Including new words and technical-scientific terms appearing in no other dictionary.

3. Current definitions. Up-to-the-minute definitions of contemporary vocabulary.

4. Finding the right word: The only dictionary with mini-essays (500) on the use of words that have similar meanings.

5. Easy pronunciation. Only 42 symbols represent the more than 250 common spellings of English sounds.

6. Word origins. Concise etymologies tell where words came from, and how they have changed.

7. An appendix that includes handy measurement conversion tables.

8. A comprehensive Guide to the Dictionary that teaches about words and language.