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Collins English Dictionary Complete and Unabridged

Collins English Dictionary Complete and Unabridged

The home of living English The largest single-volume English dictionary in print celebrates the extraordinary breadth and changing nature of world English, now with over 722,000 words, meanings and phrases.

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ISBN 9780008284374
Barcode 9780008284374
Published 25 January 2019 by HarperCollins Publishers
Format Hardback, 13th Revised edition
Author(s) By Dictionaries, Collins
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ISBN-13 9780008284374
ISBN-10 0008284377
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint Collins
Publication Date 25 January 2019
International Publication Date 5 November 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, 13th Revised edition
Edition 13th Revised edition
Author(s) By Dictionaries, Collins
Category Dictionaries
Reference Works
Number of Pages 2336
Dimensions Width: 196mm
Height: 266mm
Spine: 65mm
Weight 2,550g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress English language - Dictionaries
NBS Text Dictionaries (single language)
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 423
Catalogue Code 964290

Description of this Book

The home of living English The largest single-volume English dictionary in print celebrates the extraordinary breadth and changing nature of world English, now with over 722,000 words, meanings and phrases. The Collins English Dictionary is a book to be treasured, no home should be without one , The Times. Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. It draws on Collins' extensive language databases and covers many literary and rare words useful for crossword solvers and setters as well as Scrabble players. Ideal for use at work, at home and at school - new words, new meanings and new uses are tracked by Collins' lexicographers who monitor language change around the world. This along with suggestions from the public on the award-winning collinsdictionary.com, ensures Collins English Dictionary truly is the home of living language. More place names and biographical entries - with over 8,500 place names and 5,500 biographies you will encounter thousands of fascinating facts and figures at your fingertips. The latest edition is beautifully designed and printed, and is surprisingly light and easy to hold. Designed for day-to-day use, with a clear layout and virtual thumb tabs, it is also available in flexible formats to suit every user - in print, as a Kindle dictionary and an iOS app.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review I am absolutely thrilled to have a copy of the Collins English Dictionary. If I am ever cast off on a desert island, this is the book I want to have with me. Judi Dench I find Collins English Dictionary invaluable because it is an encyclopaedia as well as a dictionary, and it stands up to really intensive use. John Grant, Crossword Editor, The Times

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Author's Bio

Pioneers in dictionary publishing since 1819

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