Microsoft Encarta College Dictionary: The First Dictionary For The Internet Age

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Anne H. Soukhanov
Macmillan, Jul 13, 2001 - Reference - 1678 pages
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Bold, clear, easy-to-use: "Quick Definition" system for instant access to core meanings

Focus on high technology: Comprehensive coverage of high-technology, scientific, and business terms; Glossary of internet e-commerce, and computer terms

Over 600 usage notes: Instructions for finding any subject online; Recommended web sites for research; Dos and don'ts for writing papers in electronic form; Formats for citation and documentation of internet sources

Common misspelled words and spellcheck notes: Frequently misused spelling clearly indicated with correct spelling shown

More new vocabulary: Over 320,000 entries and definitions; Over 5,000 new words; Over 1,000 illustrations

Quick facts: Short digests of key concepts in the Arts and Sciences
 

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It's a stretch to add this to my "read" shelf here...but I can say that it is hands down my favorite dictionary. I don't know what I would do without it. Read full review

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About the author (2001)

General Editor Anne Soukhanov is one of the world's leading lexicographers. She is currently the "Word Watch" columnist for the Atlantic Monthly and was formerly the Executive Editor of the best-selling American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition (1992). She is also General Editor of the Encarta World English Dictionary

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