The New International Webster s Comprehensive Dictionary Is backed by three quarters of a century of experience in dictionary-making and, like its predecessors, is designed to serve the practical and professional needs of all who speak or use the English language. Its aim is to present the fundamental facts and characteristics of the language accurately, fully and interestingly. Details of syllabication, spelling, and grammatical usage together with Etymologies, or short word-histories are provided for the interesting insight they give to the richness and versatility of the English language. Particular attention is given to word builders-the indispensible prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms in which English is so rich. This new dictionary simplifies finding the right word and offers more synonyms and antonyms with exact shades of meaning. It shows when to capitalize...identifies all compound words...cross-enters homophones and collateral adjectives..while also providing a simple word pronunciation guide.
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Book Description Standard International Media, 2014. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1600815448