Macmillan Essential Dictionary, Paperback Book

Macmillan Essential Dictionary Paperback

Edited by Michael Rundell


An essential reference for the classroom and home, offering invaluable support for those wishing to write and speak English accurately.

Comprehensive Two-colour dictionary and CD-ROM for intermediate learners - over 45,000 headwords, phrases and phrasal verbs, with 36,000 examples showing how words are used Special emphasis on contemporary vocabulary, such as computer language, new senses and colloquial language Easy to use Clear, simple definitions use just over 2,300 of the most common words Menus in entries with five or more senses guide users straight to the meaning they want The 3,500 most important words to learn are highlighted in red and graded for frequency of use, to build students' awareness while learning vocabulary Essential 24-page Language Study Section, on key areas such as pronunciation, collocation and wordbuilding, helps learners to improve their English Over 700 illustrations throughout aid understanding Frequent colour Help Boxes contain grammar, vocabulary and usage notes


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