The Merriam-Webster Dictionary
Item #: MW1573
Interest Level: Gr. 4–Adult
Reading Level: 0
Components: Softcover Dictionary
Includes pronunciations, word origins, synonym lists, and more than 8,000 usage examples to aid understanding. Useful tables and special sections on Foreign Words & Phrases, Biographical Names, and Geographical Names.
- New words added from a variety of fields
- New words added include: bromance, carbon footprint, droid, e-book, fracking, frenemy, hashtag, malware, mash-up, regift, robocal, smackdown and vlog.
- More than 75,000 definitions, including updates to reflect current usage
- Includes pronunciations, word origins, synonym lists, and over 8,000 usage examples to aid understanding
- Includes ESL features such as Irregular English Verbs, English Word Roots, and Confused & Misused Words
- Expanded special features include A Handbook of Style, Basic English Grammar, and An Overview of the Internet
- 720 pages
||Merriam-Webster's Dictionary (Trade 5 3/4" x 8 1/2")