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Webster"s New World guide to current American usage

by Bernice Randall

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Published by Webster"s New World, Distributed by Prentice Hall Trade in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • English language -- United States -- Usage -- Dictionaries,
    • English language -- Usage -- Dictionaries,
    • Americanisms -- Dictionaries

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 397-420.

      StatementBernice Randall.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPE2835 .R36 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 420 p. ;
      Number of Pages420
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2405724M
      ISBN 100139478213
      LC Control Number87036698

      Nearly 80 million desks and bookshelves worldwide boast a member of the distinguished family of Webster's New World dictionaries. From The New York Times to the Los Angeles Times, most major newspapers have adopted the College Edition as their standard first-reference resource.4/5(1). Two books are boxed together in one sturdy slip case: "Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed." and "Webster's New World A-Z Thesaurus." + line drawings, photos, and maps. Category: Reference Webster S Ii New College Dictionary.

      About this Item: Webster's New World. Paperback. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. The Editors of the Webster’s New World Dictionaries are a team of professional lexicographers with advanced degrees in various scholarly fields. The editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work with expert consultants to ensure that the content of our.

      The largest barrier to fluency in English is the ability to understand and use idiomatic language. Webster's New World American Idioms Handbook walks readers through learning and using American idioms, with complete explanations for over 1, idioms. Emphasizing acquisition, application, and understanding, this book offers all the information readers need to know about when, where, why, and. A new word is entered in our dictionary when evidence shows it in frequent use by many writers. Usually, this process takes at least a few years, but there are extraordinary cases when a new term enters the language and immediately becomes part of our collective daily vocabulary. Such is the case with the language of the current pandemic.


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