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People, words, and dictionaries

Edward B. Jenkinson

People, words, and dictionaries

by Edward B. Jenkinson

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Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language,
  • Lexicography,
  • Study and teaching

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10102228M
    ISBN 100153123249
    ISBN 109780153123245
    OCLC/WorldCa3265489

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    Contains over , words, WordNet based database & with built-in glossary. Ultimate Dictionary by Creative Side (Software (Windows)) A complete set of English, Spanish, French and Polish word references, including dictionaries, thesauruses and glossaries. English Dictionary and Thesaurus by TheSage (Software (Windows & Android)). Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Translations. The main source of TheFreeDictionary's general English dictionary is Houghton Mifflin's premier dictionary, the American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth authoritative work is the largest of the American Heritage® dictionaries and contains over , boldface terms and more t written examples.


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