The American Heritage(R) High School Dictionary features more than 200,000 clear, understandable definitions enhnaced by 2,500 photographs and illustrations. Unparalleled in design and ease of use, its features such as usage notes and etymologies distinguish it from every other high school dictionary.
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The Editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries and of other reference titles published by Houghton Mifflin Company are trained lexicographers with a varied array of interests and expertise. Most of the editors hold graduate degrees and have studied at least one foreign language. Several have degrees in linguistics or in the history of the English language. Others have degrees in science or sometimes other disciplines. All the editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work in association with consultants to ensure that the content of our publications is as accurate and as up-to-date as possible.From Booklist:
Approximately 200,000 entries and 2,500 illustrations. A carbon copy of The American Heritage College Dictionary except that it contains no vulgarisms or offensive terms. The introduction has been written specifically for the high-school audience. Grades 9-12. --Mary Ellen Quinn
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 3. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0395671485
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