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release date: Jan 01, 2016
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The Merriam-Webster Dictionary New Edition (c) 2016
New Edition (2016 copyright) of the best-selling dictionary covering core vocabulary of everyday life. More than 75,000 updated definitions, pronunciations, word origins, and synonym lists. Some 8,000 usage examples aid understanding--more than ever before.

New words from today's world include: bromance, carbon footprint, droid, e-book, fracking, frenemy, hashtag, malware, mash-up, regift, robocal, smackdown and vlog.

Also included are useful tables and special sections on Foreigh Words and Phrases, Biographical Names, and Geographical Names.

Based on Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary Eleventh Edition. This book has sold more than 50 million copies!
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release date: Aug 06, 2014
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The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, New 5th Edition (mass market, paperback) 2014 copyright
This best-selling SCRABBLE dictionary is the only resource book that millions of SCRABBLE players consider necessary. It offers more than 5,000 new entries and has more than 100,000 playable two - to eight-letter words, including variant spellings with expanded coverage of Canadian and British words. Updated to include new vocabulary such as fracking, hashtag, and selfie

Main entries include a brief definition, a part-of-speech label, and inflected forms for fast, easy word validation. Ideal for recreational and school use. Endorsed by the North American SCRABBLE Players Association.
release date: Aug 03, 2017
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365 New Words-A-Year Page-A-Day Calendar 2018
Spruce up your vocabulary day by day with obscure sports terms (sclaff), words derived from other languages (frisson), contemporary buzz words (freegan), highbrow lingo that will impress your most bookish friends (Apollonian), and words that are just plain fun to say (hoity- toity). In addition to pronunciation and definition, each entry provides a fascinating word history and a sample sentence. From the editors of Merriam-Webster, America’s most respected dictionary, 365 New Words-A-Year is a verbose language lover’s dream: a great gift for writers, readers, crossword and Scrabble buffs.
release date: Jul 21, 2014
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Webster's Spanish-English Dictionary for Students, Second Edition (English and Spanish Edition)
This 2014 revised and updated edition is ideal for English and Spanish speakers, this bidirectional dictionary defines the core vocabularies of Latin-American Spanish and American English. Abbreviated description text: This value-priced Spanish-English, with over 50,000 translations is the best bilingual reference for students. Features of this Book Over 40,000 entries and 50,000 translations Spanish-to-English and English-to-Spanish sections Conjugation of Spanish Verbs Irregular English Verbs Value-priced or budget-conscious parents and teachers
release date: Jun 15, 2015
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Webster's Dictionary for Students, Fifth Edition
Our Best-Selling Dictionary for Students! This updated and expanded dictionary was created for students in grades 3-6. An age-appropriate word list and kid-friendly definitions make it a favorite of teachers, students and parents. Features of this Book 37,000 definitions of words kids use every day Definitions written in clear, easy to understand language This North American edition has Canadian words and spellings
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release date: Jul 01, 2003
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Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary
Features more than 225,000 definitions and over 42,000 usage examples. Includes newly added words and meanings across a variety of fields, including technology, entertainment, health, science and society. Special sections include: A Handbook of Style, Foreign Words & Phrases, Biographical Names and Geographical Names. Includes an electronic version of the dictionary and a free one-year online subscription.
release date: Jan 01, 2016
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Merriam-Webster's Everyday Language Reference Set, New Edition (c) 2016
NEW Edition,2016 copyright. Merriam-Webster's Everyday Language Reference Set contains:A newly updated Merriam-Webster Dictionary with new words added from a variety of fields, 75,000 updated definitions with 8,000 usage examples to aid understanding. Useful tables and special sections on Foreign Words & Phrases, Biographical Names and Geographical Names. New words added include: bromance, carbon footprint, droid, e-book, fracking, frenemy, hashtag, malware, mash-up, regift, rebocal, smackdown and vlog.

The Merriam-Webster Thesaurus offers 150,000 word choices including synonyms, antonyms, related words and idiomatic phrases. It is alphabetically organized for ease of use and offers abundant usage examples.

Merriam-Webster's Vocabulary Builder is especially designed to improve language skills. 250 Greek and Latin roots aid in the learning of 1,200 words plus 2,000 closely related terms. Fact-filled paragraphs, helpful example sentences and quizzes make this volume perfect for students preparing for standardized tests.
release date: May 01, 2010
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Webster's Thesaurus for Students, Third Edition
An Essential Writing Tool Updated An invaluable tool for students learning writing skills, this revised and expanded thesaurus is designed to make it easy to find the best word to express an idea. An affordable paperback, this volume is an ideal companion to Webster's Dictionary for Students, Third Edition. 122,000 synonyms, antonyms and related words Main entries have shared meaning core followed by a list of synonyms, related words and antonyms Alphabetically arranged for easy lookups Value-priced for budget-conscious parents and teachers
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release date: Jan 01, 2010
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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary for Children, newest edition, trade paperback
An all-new edition of the essential dictionary for children grades 3-5, ages 8-11. It includes 36,000 entries with expanded usage sentences. To clarify meaning and help kids explore language it offers hundreds of new illustrations, photographs, diagrams, and more than 220 word history and 120 synonym paragraphs. Special sections include U.S. Presidents, Signs and Symbols, and a guide to punctuation, capitals, and italics.
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release date: Aug 31, 2013
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Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary, Newest Ed. (c) 2014
An essential dictionary for children grades 3-5, ages 8-11, this hardcover offers 36,000 entries with 200 new words & senses, many from technology & life sciences. Definitions are enriched with 1,300 quotes from classic and contemporary children's literature, providing examples of how words are used in sentances. Includes 900 vibrant, colorful illustrations, photographs, and diagrams. Offers 250 word history paragraphs and 130 synonym paragrahs.

Other features include Greek & Latin word root paragraphs, and student-friendly usge hints in full sentences.

Special sections include geographical names, signs and symbols, a guide for writers and a list of literary works used in the text.

Children's books from which example sentences are taken include:
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland--by Lewis Carroll
The Secret Garden--by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Black Stallion--by Walter Farley
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon--by Grace Lin
Mr. Popper's Penguins--by Richrd and Floence Atwater
Charlotte's Web--by E.B. White
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