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The American Heritage Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The American Heritage Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus

By: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Created by)

Hardcover

Published: 1st July 2014
For Ages: 14+ years old
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This convenient two-in-one language resource provides terrific value along with the high quality for which the American Heritage reference line is known. Combining in a single volume an up-to-date dictionary and thesaurus, this reference work offers readers a convenient way to examine corresponding definitions and synonyms at same time. The split-page design displays full dictionary entries in the upper portion and, where applicable, corresponding thesaurus entries in the bottom portion, which makes finding and understanding the right word easier than ever. The thesaurus section is screened to highlight the dual nature of the book. For this latest update, thousands of entries have been revised and many new words have been added, including burqa, gyoza, livermorium, and yellow card. The dictionary contains 70,000 entries, and the thesaurus contains 150,000 synonyms. With its unique format and user-friendly features, 'The American Heritage Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus' is an indispensable reference for home, school, or office. AUTHOR: The Editors of the American Heritage 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 publications is as accurate and as up-to-date as possible.

ISBN: 9780544176188
ISBN-10: 0544176189
Audience: General
For Ages: 14+ years old
For Grades: 9+
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 847
Published: 1st July 2014
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 15.8  x 4.8
Weight (kg): 1.1