Longman Lexicon of Contemporary English

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Designed to help students of English to increase their vocabulary, this contains over 15,000 entries covering 130 topics, from life and animals to war and peace. It brings together words with related meanings and lists them in sets to show the differences and similarities between them.

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Contents

B The Body its Functions
39
People and the Family
79
Buildings Houses
169
E Food Drink and Farming
213
F Feelings Emotions
237
G Thought and Communication
297
H Substances Materials
381
Arts and Crafts Science
429
J Numbers Measurement
457
K Entertainment Sports
505
Space and Time
545
Movement Location Travel
603
N General and Abstract Terms
679
The Index
785
Copyright

About the author (1981)

Tom McArthur, former Professor of English at the University of Quebec, is editor of the journal English Today and the full Oxford Companion to the English Language.

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