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The American Century Dictionary [Paperback]

By Laurence Urdang (Editor)
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Pages   704
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 6.8" Width: 4.24" Height: 1.53"
Weight:   0.75 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Aug 1, 1996
Publisher   Grand Central Publishing
ISBN  0446601217  
EAN  9780446601214  

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Item Description...
Including state-by-state tables and more than two hundred illustrations, a specially priced dictionary of American English includes more than sixty-thousand entries that reflect the latest additions to the language, including slang, computer and business terms, foreign words, and names. Reissue.

Publishers Description
Originally developed by Oxford University Press's Dictionary Department and edited by noted lexicographer Laurence Urdang, THE AMERICAN CENTURY DICTIONARY is a totally new dictionary created for American English. Its unique features include:
-- the latest new words and acronyms, such as NIMBY, telecommute, and grunge
-- thousands of colloquial and slang expressions, such as legit, yuck, and zilch
-- up-to-date computer and technical terms, such as ASCII, e-mail, fax, and virtual reality, as well as new terms from medicine and business
-- special easy-to-use organization -- all entries, including prefixes, abbreviations, foreign words, and biographical and geographical names, are arranged alphabetically in one section
-- separate quick-reference tables: countries, states, state capitals, area and ZIP codes, presidents, and more.

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Laurence Urdang was a lexicographer, editor, and author. He was the founding editor of Verbatim, a quarterly newsletter on language.

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Excellent Purchase Considering The Price  Apr 18, 2006
The price of this book, only $3.99, is the biggest selling point; you simply can't be that price. Size would have to be the second factor that makes this dictionary a best-buy. It is small enough to be carried in any purse or book bag.

The number of etymologies are incredibly limited and there is no section on the rules of style and grammer.

The supplementary information is a bit dated, you have to consider it was published in 1996. For instance, at the time this dictionary was published the city of Chicago had only one area code: 312. Since that time the area code of 773 has been created and the book, of course, does not reflect this fact.

Definitions are also limited. The word "aliteracy" is not present and neither is "syncretic" but it does contain the slang word "wasted".

If you are looking for a purely functional dictionary, your funds are limited, and you want something easily transportable then this is the dictionary for you.

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