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Title:
Webster's new world pocket dictionary
Author:
Goldman, Jonathan L., 1944-
Edition:
Fourth edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Webster's New World, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
380 pages ; 15 cm
General Note:
"Based on and includes material from Webster's New World college dictionary, fourth edition"--T.p. verso.
Language:
English
Added Uniform Title:
Webster's New World college dictionary.
ISBN:
9780764561474
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Completely revised and enlarged based on the recent Fourth Edition of Webster's New World Pocket Dictionary, this perennial bestseller now includes more than 37,000 entries. Clear, concise definitions instantly provide reliable information about thousands of terms and meanings in every area of contemporary language. Updated reference supplements make this the most readable and useful pocket dictionary available today.


Author Notes

The Editors of the Webster's New World Dictionaries are a team of professional lexicographers with advanced degrees in various scholarly fields. The editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work with expert consultants to ensure that the content of our publications is as accurate and as up-to-date as possible.


Table of Contents

Pronunciation Keyp. iv
Abbreviations Usedp. iv
Webster's New World Pocket Dictionary A-Zp. 1
Rules for Spellingp. 378
Rules for Forming Pluralsp. 378
Rules for Punctuationp. 379
Weights and Measuresp. 380