Webster's New Universal Unabridged Dictionary

Webster s New Universal Unabridged Dictionary

  • Title: Webster's New Universal Unabridged Dictionary
  • Author: Anonymous
  • ISBN: 9780760702888
  • Page: 280
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. Random House Webster's unabridged dictionary with CD-Rom. (2006). New York: Random House. Citation by: Tonya SaylorType of Reference: DictionaryCall Number: Ref 423Content/Scope: This dictionary contains over 315,000 entries, and more definitions per word than other leading dictionaries. Over 75,000 example phrases and sentences to demonstrate how words are used in context- 2,400 illustrations and spot maps- Scholarly etymologies show when a term entered the language. The dictionary also explain [...]

    2. Don't waste your money. My wife got me this dictionary on my first birthday that she knew me. I think she paid something like $90 for it brand new. she got upset when I bought a old Webster's printed in 1954 from a thrift shop for $4. the old Webster's is about half again the size. you would think that all unabridged dictionaries would be about the same size or that newer ones would be larger seeing how words are constantly being added to the English language, but the opposite seems to be true. [...]

    3. I mean, yes, it's a dictionary. So I'm not really reading it, though I can't say I've read it. But everyone should have one, right? They really are fun to peruse every now and then. And this is the one I recommend.

    4. Well, technically, I haven't read this whole book, but it certainly does come in handy during Scrabble games. Since we like to learn new words, we bend the rules a bit and allow look-ups, provided that we share the definition.

    5. I always keep this one next to the computer when I'm working on a writing project, along with the thesaurus - an authoritative reference that has helped me avoid some mistakes that would have been embarrassing.

    6. An unabridged dictionary is a must in every household. I got this book for my HS graduation and I think it's awesome.

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