Chambers Compact Thesaurus

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Chambers, 2001 - Reference - 759 pages
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Chambers Compact Thesaurus is the ideal thesaurus for you if - you want a comprehensive thesaurus, with a wide choice of alternative and opposite words - you want a thesaurus for use at home or in the office - you want a thesaurus that is suitable for all students aged 14 and above that will help them with their studies - you want a thesaurus that contains register labels, to help you identify informal, slang and vulgar terms and use them with care - you want extra help with specialist terms. Comprehensive, extensive, up to date, and ideal for everyday use, this new thesaurus from Chambers is the perfect complement to the highly acclaimed Chambers Compact Dictionary. Chambers' use of color highlights aspects of the thesaurus text to make entries easy to use and information easy to find. Special features: Over 320,000 synonyms and antonyms - the most comprehensive and extensive thesaurus of its size. Unique two-colour layout makes this thesaurus exceptionally easy to use. A-Z for ease of use; no complicated indexing. Entries subdivided for part of speech, further subdivided with illustrative examples to show meaning, to make finding the most appropriate synonym easy. Word games supplement. Over 300 panel entries, including - hyponym panels, which answer the question 'what kinds of ... are there?' - specialist terms, such as terms used in accounting and finance, marketing and the internet - 'parts of ...' entries, listing parts of the body, the eye, an engine, etc - 'ways of expressing ...' entries, listing expressions of anger, happiness, etc.

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This internationally renowned reference publisher continues its celebrated tradition of excellence into the present day with such informative and authoritative works as the Chambers Crossword Dictionary, Chambers Encyclopedia, Chambers Biographical Dictionary and the all-new Chambers Dictionary of Quotations.

Chambers is based in Edinburgh, as it always has been, and employs editors with a wide range of skills on dictionaries and other titles for a variety of users, including students and teachers of English as a foreign or second language. As well as the core business of publishing dictionaries and thesauruses, Chambers also publishes a range of titles on grammar and usage, single-volume reference titles on science, history, biography and quotations, as well as titles for Scrabble® and crosswords.

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