Chambers Concise Dictionary & Thesaurus

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Mary O'Neill
Chambers, 2001 - Reference - 1410 pages
Chambers Concise Dictionary & Thesaurus is an easy-to-use single-volume source of both definitions and synonyms. Entries are fully integrated, with clearly distinguished sections for definitions and thesaurus information. Chambers Concise Dictionary & Thesaurus is an ideal one-stop source of definitions, synonyms, antonyms and usage information giving you two books in one volume. This is the ideal dictionary for you if - you want both dictionary and thesaurus information, but would prefer to use one book instead of two - you want a dictionary that will not only give you definitions, but will help you increase your vocabulary and improve your use of language. Special features: Over 300,000 references. Thesaurus information and definitions are clearly distinguished, so that information is easy to find and use. Innovative page layout; attractive page design; the most important meanings given first. Special panels provide lists of thematically related words.

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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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