This updated 2011 edition contains over 100,000 entries and covers the thousands of new words that have come to our language from science, technology, and modern culture. Precise, clearly written definitions and features like usage examples, word histories, and synonym paragraphs enrich speech and writing.
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More than 100,000 definitions with 1,000 illustrations
730 Synonym and Word Origin paragraphs
Over 15,000 usage examples