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The Resource The American Heritage dictionary of the English language

The American Heritage dictionary of the English language

Label
The American Heritage dictionary of the English language
Title
The American Heritage dictionary of the English language
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Exhaustively researched and thoroughly revised, the Fifth Edition contains 10,000 new words and senses, over 4,000 dazzling new full-color images, and authoritaive, up-to-date guidance on usage from the celebrated American Heritage Usage Panel. Thousands of definitions have been revised in rapidly changing fields such as astronomy and biology, geographical entries and maps have been completely updated, and the dictionary's signature feature notes on word history, synonymy, and language variation have been enhanced and improved. Trustworthly advice on controversies and conundrums in English usage is provided by the American Heritage Usage Panel, a group of 200 prominent users of the language."--Book jacket
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
423
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
LC call number
PE1628
LC item number
.A623 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
English language
Target audience
adult
Label
The American Heritage dictionary of the English language
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Updated for 2016 with more than 1,000 revisions, including nearly 100 new words and senses"--Publisher's web site
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Joseph P. Pickett -- Editorial and production staff -- Special contributors and consultants -- The usage panel -- Variation and change in our living language / John R. Rickford -- Usage in The American heritage dictionary / Steven Pinker -- Guide to the dictionary -- Pronunciation key -- Dictionary of the English language -- Indo-European and the Indo-Europeans / Calvert Watkins -- Guide to Appendix I -- Indo-European sound correspondences -- Appendix I: Indo-European roots -- Proto-Semitic language and culture / John Huehnergard -- Guide to Appendix II and chart of the Semitic family tree -- Appendix II: Semitic roots
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
Fifth edition revised.
Extent
xxvii, 2084 pages
Isbn
9780544454453
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
046442016285
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps, portraits
System control number
  • ocn885225575
  • (OCoLC)885225575
Label
The American Heritage dictionary of the English language
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Updated for 2016 with more than 1,000 revisions, including nearly 100 new words and senses"--Publisher's web site
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / Joseph P. Pickett -- Editorial and production staff -- Special contributors and consultants -- The usage panel -- Variation and change in our living language / John R. Rickford -- Usage in The American heritage dictionary / Steven Pinker -- Guide to the dictionary -- Pronunciation key -- Dictionary of the English language -- Indo-European and the Indo-Europeans / Calvert Watkins -- Guide to Appendix I -- Indo-European sound correspondences -- Appendix I: Indo-European roots -- Proto-Semitic language and culture / John Huehnergard -- Guide to Appendix II and chart of the Semitic family tree -- Appendix II: Semitic roots
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
Fifth edition revised.
Extent
xxvii, 2084 pages
Isbn
9780544454453
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
046442016285
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps, portraits
System control number
  • ocn885225575
  • (OCoLC)885225575

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