The Chambers Thesaurus

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Chambers, 2004 - Reference - 1127 pages
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This comprehensive, up-to-date word finder draws on the resources of its renowned companion volume, The Chambers Dictionary, to present a rich range of words in a clear and accessible format.

This easy-to-use reference includes

• more than 420,000 synonyms and antonyms
• an A–Z list of headwords for easy reference
• new, up-to-date vocabulary, as well as many rare and archaic terms
• hundreds of panels on the nuances of synonyms to help with choosing the right word for the right occasion
• boxes listing related words (such as types of dog or medical terms)
• valuable help with words that can be confused (such as affect and effect)
and other points of usage

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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(R) and crosswords.

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