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American dictionaries ...

Stewart Archer Steger

American dictionaries ...

by Stewart Archer Steger

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Published by J.H. Furst Company in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Lexicography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stewart Archer Steger.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1611 .S7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination131, [15] p.
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6562568M
    LC Control Number13025631
    OCLC/WorldCa4283089

    The most popular dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English. Meanings and definitions of words with pronunciations and translations. Cambridge Dictionary - English dictionary, English-Spanish translation and British & American English audio pronunciation from Cambridge University Press.

    British and American English - English Grammar Today - a reference to written and spoken English grammar and usage - Cambridge Dictionary.   The introduction of a standard American dictionary helped standardize English spelling, a process that had started as early as , when printer William Caxton published the first book printed in.

    An American Dictionary of the English Language, (), two-volume dictionary by the American lexicographer Noah Webster. He began work on it in and completed it in France and England in –25, producing a two-volume lexicon contain words to 40, definitions that had.   The American Heritage Student Dictionary wins for the best dictionary for ages 11 to 16 (grades 6 to 10) for a number of reasons. In the first place, its design and colorful extras make it a book that will appeal to students and its detailed introduction to the dictionary will help ensure students know how to get the most out of the dictionary.


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