Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus: In Dictionary Form

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus: In Dictionary Form

Paperback Roget's Twentieth-First Century Thesaurus in Dictionary Form

By (author) Barbara Ann Kipfer, Edited by Princeton Language Institute

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  • Publisher: Delta (imprint of Dell Publishing)
  • Format: Paperback | 962 pages
  • Dimensions: 125mm x 208mm x 43mm | 703g
  • Publication date: 1 May 2006
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0385338953
  • ISBN 13: 9780385338950
  • Edition: 3
  • Edition statement: 3rd
  • Sales rank: 489,774

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At last--a revolutionary state-of-the-art thesaurus that puts scores of synonyms at your fingertips Revised and Expanded 3rd Edition ROGET'S 21st CENTURY THESAURUS IN DICTIONARY FORM Combining scholarly authority with a new awareness of today's communication demands, Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus""is the simple, reliable way to find the "perfect" word for your needs. It features an easy-to-use dictionary format plus a revolutionary Concept Index that arranges words by idea, thus enhancing the user's process of association and leading to scores of additional selections. The inclusion of a wide spectrum of words and phrases with each entry--from sophisticated choices to completely new vocabulary in the language--brings users an exceptional number of alternatives to fit any variation of style and tone. -Created by the highly respected Princeton Language Institute -More word choices than any other thesaurus--OVER 1 MILLION WORDS! -Concise definitions for each main entry -A revolutionary Concept Index--arranged by idea, it mirrors "the way we actually""think"! -No obsolete terms--all synonyms and antonymsreflect modern usage

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Lexicographer Barbara Ann Kipfer holds a Ph.D. and an M.Phil in linguistics from England's University of Exeter, and is a pioneer in electronic lexical systems. She has designed and assembled lexicographic references and conducted lexicographic researches for many clients. She is a member of the Dictionary Society of North America, the Association of Computational Linguistics, and the European Association for Lexicography.

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"EXCEPTIONAL...unique words and groupings...this source is a gem!" "--Booklist"

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Combining scholarly authority with a new awareness of today's communication demands, Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus is the simple, reliable way to find the perfect word for your needs. It features an easy-to-use dictionary format plus a revolutionary Concept Index that arranges words by idea, thus enhancing the user's process of association and leading to scores of additional selections. The inclusion of a wide spectrum of words and phrases with each entry-from sophisticated choices to completely new vocabulary in the language-brings users an exceptional number of alternatives to fit any variation of style and tone. --Created by the highly respected Princeton Language Institute --More word choices than any other thesaurus-OVER 1 MILLION WORDS! --Concise definitions for each main entry --A revolutionary Concept Index-arranged by idea, it mirrors the way we actually think! --No obsolete terms-all synonyms and antonyms reflect modern usage "From the Paperback edition.