The American Century Dictionary

By Laurence Urdang (Mass Market, 1996)
A BRAND-NEW DESK DICTIONARY FROM THE WORLD'S LEADING DICTIONARY-MAKER

Originally developed by Oxford University Press's Dictionary Department and edited by noted lexicographer Laurence Urdang, THE AMERICAN CENTURY DICTIONARY is a totally new dictionary created for American English. Its unique features include:
-- the latest new words and acronyms, such as NIMBY, telecommute, and grunge
-- thousands of colloquial and slang expressions, such as legit, yuck, and zilch
-- up-to-date computer and technical terms, such as ASCII, e-mail, fax, and virtual reality, as well as new terms from medicine and business
-- special easy-to-use organization -- all entries, including prefixes, abbreviations, foreign words, and biographical and geographical names, are arranged alphabetically in one section
-- separate quick-reference tables: countries, states, state capitals, area and ZIP codes, presidents, and more.
  • Grand Central Publishing
    • Format: Mass Market

    • Price: $6.00 US

    • ISBN-13: 9780446601214

    • On Sale Date: 08/01/1996

    • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

    Formats Available: Mass Market

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A BRAND-NEW DESK DICTIONARY FROM THE WORLD'S LEADING DICTIONARY-MAKER

Originally developed by Oxford University Press's Dictionary Department and edited by noted lexicographer Laurence Urdang, THE AMERICAN CENTURY DICTIONARY is a totally new dictionary created for American English. Its unique features include:
-- the latest new words and acronyms, such as NIMBY, telecommute, and grunge
-- thousands of colloquial and slang expressions, such as legit, yuck, and zilch
-- up-to-date computer and technical terms, such as ASCII, e-mail, fax, and virtual reality, as well as new terms from medicine and business
-- special easy-to-use organization -- all entries, including prefixes, abbreviations, foreign words, and biographical and geographical names, are arranged alphabetically in one section
-- separate quick-reference tables: countries, states, state capitals, area and ZIP codes, presidents, and more.

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Product Details

The American Century Dictionary
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Price: $6.00 US
  • Pages: 704
  • Physical Dimensions: 5-3/8" x 9-1/4"
  • ISBN-13: 9780446601214
  • On Sale Date: 08/01/1996
The American Century Dictionary