Webster's New World Dictionary and Thesaurus

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Unique in layout and format, this ground-breaking resource combines two great Webster's New World reference works in a single volume. Each page is divided into a dictionary section and a thesaurus section. The dictionary section provides concise authoritative definitions, while the thesaurus section below lists corresponding thesaurus entries. You can check the spelling and definition of a word and also research its synonyms -- all at a single glance! Included are over 58,000 dictionary entries, including widely used scientific, professional, and business terms, plus synonyms listed in the order of frequency of use to help you make the right choices.

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Webster's New World™ Dictionary and Thesaurus The first and only American reference of its kind, this outstanding Webster's New World dictionary is also a thesaurus! Based on the universally acclaimed Webster's New World™ College Dictionary and Webster's New World™ Thesaurus, it combines the best features of both in a single, easy-to-use volume. Through decades of linguistic research, Webster's New World lexicographers have crafted a uniquely modern guide to American English. The dictionary segment of this volume includes more than 58,000 entries providing clear, precise, and reliable definitions of all of today's most commonly used words. Widely used scientific, technical, professional, and business terms are included, as well as common abbreviations and guides to spelling, punctuation, and capitalization. Word derivations are provided to help you better understand the language and its use. All the dictionary entries in this volume appear in the top portion of each page. In the bottom portion are the corresponding thesaurus entries. These list a wide array of synonyms that can add variety to every type of writing. Students, writers, speakers, editors, crossword puzzle buffs — anyone who has a need for just the right word — will find these entries uniquely helpful and easy to use. Also from Webster's New World:

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Discover the Dictionary That's Also a Thesaurus! Unique in concept and design, this groundbreaking resource combines two great Webster's New World™ reference works in a single volume. Dictionary entries and corresponding thesaurus entries appear together on each page, so you can check the spelling and definition of a word and also research its synonyms — all at a single glance.

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