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Webster’s New World College Dictionary, Fifth Edition, presents the best a college dictionary can offer, with all the user-friendly qualities that have distinguished the Webster’s New World name for decades. A clear and accessible defining style, compelling feature notes, full-page tables and charts, hundreds of drawings that complement the definitions, and authoritative guidance on usage and style points make this the perfect dictionary for use at school, the office, or home. This edition has been updated for 2020 with dozens of new words and senses and hundreds of revisions.
Webster’s New World® College Dictionary, Fifth Edition, presents the best a college dictionary can offer with all the user-friendly qualities that have distinguished the Webster’s New World® name for decades. With hundreds of revisions and additions, this 2020 edition is perfect for school, the office, or home. The dictionary features a clear and accessible defining style and authoritative guidance on usage and style points. It also includes extensive coverage of 12,000 Americanisms, and much more.
It is a favorite of newsrooms and copy editors nationwide, and it is the official dictionary of the Associated Press Stylebook and the New York Times. Webster’s New World® College Dictionary is collaborating with the Associated Press Stylebook Online to offer a combined service. Please see www.apstylebook.com for details.
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The Editors of the Webster’s New World 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.