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American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition : Fiftieth Anniversary Printing - American Heritage Dictionaries

American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition

Fiftieth Anniversary Printing

Hardcover Published: 16th October 2018
ISBN: 9781328841698
Number Of Pages: 2112

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A major revision of the Fifth Edition of The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, the premier resource about words for people who seek to know more and find fresh perspectives. This new printing, which marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of the original American Heritage Dictionary, presents the most up-to-date research about the words in our language in an accessible and elegant design, featuring thousands of revisions, including more than 150 new words and senses.

This is the fiftieth anniversary printing of The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language. This beloved dictionary has become the premier resource for anyone who wants to know precisely what words mean, where they come from, and how to use them effectively. It is renowned for presenting accurate and comprehensible definitions, etymologies based on the latest research, and authoritative usage guidance from the celebrated American Heritage Usage Panel.

The fifth edition of the dictionary, published in 2011, included 10,000 new words and senses, as well as 4,000 new full-colour images. This comprehensive update continues the tradition of exhaustive research and thorough review. Thousands of revisions to definitions and etymologies, 150 new words and senses, and new usage advice make this updated printing the most current print dictionary of its size available today.

The American Heritage Dictionary combines clear, precise definitions with useful features that make it easier to choose your words and express yourself clearly. Your words really do define you. Make the most of them with the guidance of this respected work of reference.

About the 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 their publications are accurate and up-to-date.

ISBN: 9781328841698
ISBN-10: 1328841693
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 2112
Published: 16th October 2018
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 21.6  x 6.35
Weight (kg): 3.15

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