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Newly updated for 2016, Webster's New World College Dictionary is the most comprehensive, up-to-date college dictionary available.
Webster’s New World College Dictionary, Fifth Edition, presents the very best a college dictionary can offer, with all the user-friendly qualities that have distinguished the Webster’s New World name for decades. It is a favorite of newsrooms and copyeditors nationwide, and it is the official dictionary of The Associated Press Stylebook and the New York Times. Webster’s New World College Dictionary is collaborating with The Associated Press Stylebook Online to offer a combined service. Please see www.apstylebook.com for details.
This dictionary features a clear and accessible defining style, abundant synonym notes, full-page tables and charts, hundreds of drawings that complement the definitions, and authoritative guidance on usage and style points. It also includes extensive coverage of Americanisms (words, phrases, and senses coined by an American or first used in the United States), all 12,000 of which are specially identified.
For this 2016 edition, the editors have made hundreds of revisions and additions. New words include co-working, emoji, jizya, lambic, and vape. Webster's New World College Dictionary is the perfect dictionary for use at school, at the office, or at home.
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The Editors of the Webster's New World Dictionaries are a team of professional lexicographers with advanced degrees in various scholarly fields. The editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work with expert consultants to ensure that the content of our publications is as accurate and as up-to-date as possible.