21st Century Dictionary

21st Century Dictionary

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Chambers 21st Century Dictionary is the ideal dictionary for the modern world. The focus is on the English that people use today, and definitions are given in straightforward, accessible language. It is packed with usage notes giving advice on tricky points of style, grammar and punctuation.show more

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  • Hardback | 1664 pages
  • 164 x 234 x 72mm | 1,741.81g
  • CHAMBERS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 055014210X
  • 9780550142108
  • 1,098,151

About Chambers

Chambers is one of the world's most respected dictionary publishers, appealing particularly to word lovers and those who revel in all the quirks of the English language. Its extensive list of innovative and completely reliable language and reference titles covers English-language dictionaries, thesauruses, bilingual dictionaries, crosswords, puzzles and games and specialist titles on subjects such as biography, quotations, literary characters, science and technology and world history. Meticulously researched and expertly written, the highly acclaimed Chambers range has been at the forefront of presenting knowledge and learning in an engaging and accessible way since it was first established in the 19th century.show more

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