Rogets 21st Century Thesaurus: In Dictionary Form

Rogets 21st Century Thesaurus: In Dictionary Form

Paperback 21st Century Reference

By (author) Barbara Ann Kipfer

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  • Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell
  • Format: Paperback | 976 pages
  • Dimensions: 107mm x 173mm x 43mm | 454g
  • Publication date: 28 July 2006
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 044024269X
  • ISBN 13: 9780440242697
  • Edition: 3, Revised
  • Edition statement: Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 55,802

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Combining scholarly authority with an 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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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