Roget's 21st Century-Thesaurus (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (21st Century Reference)

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9781417688678: Roget's 21st Century-Thesaurus (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (21st Century Reference)

FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. This simple, reliable, easy-to-use thesaurus is arranged alphabetically for easy access.

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Combining scholarly authority with a new awareness of today's communication demands, Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus is the simple, reliable way to find the perfect word for your needs. It features an easy-to-use dictionary format plus a revolutionary Concept Index that arranges words by idea, thus enhancing the user's process of association and leading to scores of additional selections. The inclusion of a wide spectrum of words and phrases with each entry-from sophisticated choices to completely new vocabulary in the language-brings users an exceptional number of alternatives to fit any variation of style and tone.
--Created by the highly respected Princeton Language Institute
--More word choices than any other thesaurus-OVER 1 MILLION WORDS!
--Concise definitions for each main entry
--A revolutionary Concept Index-arranged by idea, it mirrors the way we actually think!
--No obsolete terms-all synonyms and antonyms reflect modern usage

About the Author:

Lexicographer Barbara Ann Kipfer holds a Ph.D. and an M.Phil in linguistics from England's University of Exeter, and is a pioneer in electronic lexical systems. She has designed and assembled lexicographic references and conducted lexicographic researches for many clients. She is a member of the Dictionary Society of North America, the Association of Computational Linguistics, and the European Association for Lexicography.

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