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  • Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary

  • , Cambridge University Press , 2009

Language you need for school and for life.

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Language you need for school and for life.

  • Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary 3rd Edition

  • Elizabeth Walters , Cambridge University Press , 2008

Clear definitions and prominent guidewords help you find the meaning you want quickly and easily. Hundreds of new words ensure your English is up to date. And 'Word partner' boxes show you how to use words in the most natural way

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Clear definitions and prominent guidewords help you find the meaning you want quickly and easily. Hundreds of new words ensure your English is up to date. And 'Word partner' boxes show you how to use words in the most natural way

  • Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs

  • McCarthy, M. , Cambridge University Press , 1997

An invaluable reference book for learners who need to master this notoriously difficult aspect of the English language. The Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs provides clear and simple explanations of 6,000 phrasal verbs current in British, American and Australian English today, along with thousands of example sentences showing phrasal verbs used in typical contexts.

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An invaluable reference book for learners who need to master this notoriously difficult aspect of the English language. The Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs provides clear and simple explanations of 6,000 phrasal verbs current in British, American and Australian English today, along with thousands of example sentences showing phrasal verbs used in typical contexts.

  • Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs (Paperback)

  • Michael McCarthy , Cambridge University Press , 1997

An invaluable reference book for learners who need to master this notoriously difficult aspect of the English language. The Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs provides clear and simple explanations of 6,000 phrasal verbs current in British, American and Australian English today, along with thousands of example sentences showing phrasal verbs used in typical contexts.

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An invaluable reference book for learners who need to master this notoriously difficult aspect of the English language. The Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs provides clear and simple explanations of 6,000 phrasal verbs current in British, American and Australian English today, along with thousands of example sentences showing phrasal verbs used in typical contexts.

  • Cambridge Word Routes - Anglais / Francais

  • Michael McCarthy , Cambridge University Press , 1994

Cambridge Word Routes and Word Selectors are a range of unique bilingual reference books in which words and phrases are organised in topic groups, helping learners to explore related vocabulary in a way that is not possible in conventional dictionaries. The learner's own language is used in all explanations, making the information easy to use.

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Cambridge Word Routes and Word Selectors are a range of unique bilingual reference books in which words and phrases are organised in topic groups, helping learners to explore related vocabulary in a way that is not possible in conventional dictionaries. The learner's own language is used in all explanations, making the information easy to use.

  • Collins Cobuild Advanced Dictionary

  • Collins Cobuild , Heinle Cenage Learning , 2009

This is the 6th edition of the Collins Cobuild Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. This new edition of the flagship Collins Cobuild dictionary for advanced learners of English, gives up-to-date coverage of today's English, and transforms the learner's dictionary from an occasional reference into the best possible learning resource. This dictionary is ideal for upper intermediate and advanced learners of English.

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This is the 6th edition of the Collins Cobuild Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. This new edition of the flagship Collins Cobuild dictionary for advanced learners of English, gives up-to-date coverage of today's English, and transforms the learner's dictionary from an occasional reference into the best possible learning resource. This dictionary is ideal for upper intermediate and advanced learners of English.

  • Collins COBUILD Advanced Dictionary of English (Collins COBUILD Dictionaries of English)

  • Collins COBUILD , Heinle ELT

All of our explanations, examples, and special features are based on our constantly updated 4.5-billion-word database of today's English language, the Collins Corpus, which means that you can trust Collins COBUILD to help you speak and write accurate and up-to-date English. COBUILD promotes learning through Definitions PLUS: -Full-sentence definitions use the most common context in which target words are found in real life -Grammatical patterns shown in context help the learner to use English accurately and naturally -Natural English examples from the Collins Corpus show the user words as they appear in everyday English

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All of our explanations, examples, and special features are based on our constantly updated 4.5-billion-word database of today's English language, the Collins Corpus, which means that you can trust Collins COBUILD to help you speak and write accurate and up-to-date English. COBUILD promotes learning through Definitions PLUS: -Full-sentence definitions use the most common context in which target words are found in real life -Grammatical patterns shown in context help the learner to use English accurately and naturally -Natural English examples from the Collins Corpus show the user words as they appear in everyday English

  • Collins Cobuild English usage for learners

  • Sinclair, J. , HarperCollins Publishers

The new second edition of the Collins COBUILD English Usage has been specially designed for upper-intermediate and advanced students and teachers of English. Its comprehensive coverage of different areas of the English language helps learners to use the language naturally and effectively

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The new second edition of the Collins COBUILD English Usage has been specially designed for upper-intermediate and advanced students and teachers of English. Its comprehensive coverage of different areas of the English language helps learners to use the language naturally and effectively

  • Collins Cobuild Intermediate Dictionary

  • Dennis Hogan , HarperCollins Publishers , 2008

Packed with everyday examples of spoken and written English, the new Collins COBUILD Intermediate Dictionary makes words easy to find, easy to understand and easy to use for learners at this level.

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Packed with everyday examples of spoken and written English, the new Collins COBUILD Intermediate Dictionary makes words easy to find, easy to understand and easy to use for learners at this level.

  • Collins Gem - English Dictionary

  • Gerry Breslin , Collins; Gift edition edition , 2010

Collins Gem English Dictionary is the world's best-selling small dictionary. With its clear definitions, spelling and grammar tips, and a supplement of words and phrases from Shakespeare, this handy dictionary is the ideal portable companion.

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Collins Gem English Dictionary is the world's best-selling small dictionary. With its clear definitions, spelling and grammar tips, and a supplement of words and phrases from Shakespeare, this handy dictionary is the ideal portable companion.

  • Collins Russian dictionary

  • [main contributors Albina Ozieva... et al.] , HarperCollins Publishers

"Includes thousands of contemporary technical, political and business terms. Over 195,000 entires and translations. Revised and updated for the 21st century."--Cover.

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"Includes thousands of contemporary technical, political and business terms. Over 195,000 entires and translations. Revised and updated for the 21st century."--Cover.

  • Colour Oxford English Dictionary

  • Oxford Dictionaries , Oxford University Press , 2011

The Colour Oxford English Dictionary offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary, with 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus, a unique databank comprising hundreds of millions of words of English. Definitions are easy to understand, given in a clear, simple style, and avoiding technical language. There are also hundreds of notes on spelling and grammar. The centre section gives guidance on the use of good English, with information on spelling and grammar.

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The Colour Oxford English Dictionary offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary, with 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus, a unique databank comprising hundreds of millions of words of English. Definitions are easy to understand, given in a clear, simple style, and avoiding technical language. There are also hundreds of notes on spelling and grammar. The centre section gives guidance on the use of good English, with information on spelling and grammar.

  • Longman Business English Dictionary

  • Della Summers , Pearson Education Ltd , 2007

Make sure you know the latest buzz-words – this fully revised edition is completely up-to-date.

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Make sure you know the latest buzz-words – this fully revised edition is completely up-to-date.

  • Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

  • Summers, D. , Pearson , 2009

230,000 words, phrases and meanings – more than any other advanced learner’s dictionary.Clear definitions written using only 2,000 common words. New text design ensures students can find information fast. Master CDs available in LG11

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230,000 words, phrases and meanings – more than any other advanced learner’s dictionary.Clear definitions written using only 2,000 common words. New text design ensures students can find information fast. Master CDs available in LG11

  • Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English, Fifth Edition (Paperback + DVD-ROM)

  • Pearson Longman , Pearson Longman , 2009

The Longman Dictionary of Contempory English (5th edition) the most comprehensive dictionary and DVD-ROM ever. Includes: *230,000 words, phrases and meanings -- more than any other advanced learner's dictionary *165,000 examples based on real, natural English from the Longman Corpus Network + an additional 1 million corpus examples on the DVD-ROM. *Clear definitions written using only 2,000 common words. *Over 18,000 synonyms, antonyms and related words + an additional 30,000 on the DVD-ROM. *Over 65,000 collocations + an additional 82,000 on the DVD-ROM. * The top 3,000 most frequent words in spoken and written English are highlighted to show which are the most important to know. *NEW Integrated Collocations Dictionary. Over 65,000 collocations will improve students' fluency. *NEW Integrated Thesaurus. Over 18,000 synonyms, antonyms and related words will improve vocabulary range. *NEW Register Notes focus on the differences between spoken and written English. * Academic Word List highlighted. * Grammar and warning notes ensure that students avoid common errors. *NEW text design ensures students can find information fast. PLUS...The Longman Vocabulary Trainer tests your knowledge of a word -- its meaning, grammar, collocation and usage -- then remembers how well you know that word. The word is then recycled and retested at different intervals so the word is never forgotten! You can download the Longman Vocabulary Trainer to your mobile phone to make the most of learning on the go!

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The Longman Dictionary of Contempory English (5th edition) the most comprehensive dictionary and DVD-ROM ever. Includes: *230,000 words, phrases and meanings -- more than any other advanced learner's dictionary *165,000 examples based on real, natural English from the Longman Corpus Network + an additional 1 million corpus examples on the DVD-ROM. *Clear definitions written using only 2,000 common words. *Over 18,000 synonyms, antonyms and related words + an additional 30,000 on the DVD-ROM. *Over 65,000 collocations + an additional 82,000 on the DVD-ROM. * The top 3,000 most frequent words in spoken and written English are highlighted to show which are the most important to know. *NEW Integrated Collocations Dictionary. Over 65,000 collocations will improve students' fluency. *NEW Integrated Thesaurus. Over 18,000 synonyms, antonyms and related words will improve vocabulary range. *NEW Register Notes focus on the differences between spoken and written English. * Academic Word List highlighted. * Grammar and warning notes ensure that students avoid common errors. *NEW text design ensures students can find information fast. PLUS...The Longman Vocabulary Trainer tests your knowledge of a word -- its meaning, grammar, collocation and usage -- then remembers how well you know that word. The word is then recycled and retested at different intervals so the word is never forgotten! You can download the Longman Vocabulary Trainer to your mobile phone to make the most of learning on the go!

  • Longman Dictionary of English Language and Culture

  • , Longman , 2005

*Covers everything you are likely to need 15,000 encyclopaedic entries covering people, places, history, geography, the arts and popular culture *Get in-depth understanding on topics such as festivals, special days and key events in British and American history from the colour feature pages *No need to carry two dictionaries also includes a full language dictionary *80,000 words and phrases with clear definitions

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*Covers everything you are likely to need 15,000 encyclopaedic entries covering people, places, history, geography, the arts and popular culture *Get in-depth understanding on topics such as festivals, special days and key events in British and American history from the colour feature pages *No need to carry two dictionaries also includes a full language dictionary *80,000 words and phrases with clear definitions

  • Longman Exams Dictionary

  • Della Summers , Longman , 2006

212,000 words, phrases and meanings - including thousands from computing, business, science and medicine 160,000 examples - including thousands from academic reports and essays Clear definitions using only 2000 common words Exams Workbook - practical help in preparing for your exam

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212,000 words, phrases and meanings - including thousands from computing, business, science and medicine 160,000 examples - including thousands from academic reports and essays Clear definitions using only 2000 common words Exams Workbook - practical help in preparing for your exam

  • Longman Handy Learner's Dictionary of American English

  • Pearson Education , Pearson Education , 2000

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  • Longman language activator: the world's first production dictionary

  • , Longman , 1993

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  • Longman Pronunciation Dictionary (3rd edition )

  • J.C. Wells , Longman , 2008

Helps students with over 225,000 pronunciations in both British and American English using the International Phonetic Alphabet Helps students with intonation by showing the stress patterns of thousands of compounds and idioms User-friendly graphs show the preferred pronunciations of British and American speakers, based on extensive research by Professor Wells

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Helps students with over 225,000 pronunciations in both British and American English using the International Phonetic Alphabet Helps students with intonation by showing the stress patterns of thousands of compounds and idioms User-friendly graphs show the preferred pronunciations of British and American speakers, based on extensive research by Professor Wells

  • Macmillan Collocations Dictionary Book

  • Macmillan , Macmillan , 2010

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  • Macmillan English Dictionary for Advanced learners

  • Macmillan , Macmillan , 2007

The Second edition of the Macmillan English Dictionary now contains a wealth of new material, while building on the innovative features that won it two prestigious awards. The most frequently used 7,500 words in English- the ideal vocabulary size for an advanced learner are printed in red, graded with stars, and explained with extra detail about how you should use them.

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The Second edition of the Macmillan English Dictionary now contains a wealth of new material, while building on the innovative features that won it two prestigious awards. The most frequently used 7,500 words in English- the ideal vocabulary size for an advanced learner are printed in red, graded with stars, and explained with extra detail about how you should use them.

  • Macmillan English Dictionary for Advanced Learners - New Edition

  • Michael Rundell , Macmillan , 2002

This dictionary has been created using over 1000 lexicographers from Britian and America. Using a corpus of 200 million words this reference contains definitions of over 100,000 phrases and provides information about how these words and phrases are used in English in the modern world.

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This dictionary has been created using over 1000 lexicographers from Britian and America. Using a corpus of 200 million words this reference contains definitions of over 100,000 phrases and provides information about how these words and phrases are used in English in the modern world.

  • MacMillan English Dictionary for Advanced Learners.

  • Michael Rundell , MacMillan/A. & C. Black , 2012

The second edition of the Macmillan English Dictionary contains a wealth of new material, while building on the innovative features that won it two prestigious awards. The most frequently used 7,500 words in English - the ideal vocabulary size for an advanced learner - are printed in red, graded with stars, and explained with extra detail about how to use them. The Macmillan English Dictionary is specially deisgned to help learners to understand English, use English, and be more aware of how English works. The many features include: Menus to take students straight to the right meaning Coverage of subject-specific vocabulary, World English and encyclopaedic information Clear definitions, using the most common words Detailed information about the 7,500 most frequent words, identified by their red headwords Collocation boxes Vocabulary-building sections Metaphor boxes Usage notes on style, grammar and varieties of English Language Awareness pages on idioms, pragmatics, word formation and much, much more The second edition includes: Hundreds of new words (satnav, greenwash, carbon trading, adspend, crystal meth, cyberlaw, geoeconomics) Many more collocations, synonyms and antonyms Extra clearly labelled subject-specific vocabulary (equity capital, faultline, heritage language, link rot, culture medium, data compression) Multi-page vocabulary building sections on the themes of movement, communication and emotions A complete package of unique, carefully researched materials based on a detailed analysis of learners' own writing. Full-page writing sections and 'Get it right' boxes help students to become more confident writers in academic and professional situations. This material has been created following a two-year collaboration with the Centre for English Corpus Linguistics, led by Professor Sylviane Granger, at the Universite catholique de Louvain in Belgium.

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The second edition of the Macmillan English Dictionary contains a wealth of new material, while building on the innovative features that won it two prestigious awards. The most frequently used 7,500 words in English - the ideal vocabulary size for an advanced learner - are printed in red, graded with stars, and explained with extra detail about how to use them. The Macmillan English Dictionary is specially deisgned to help learners to understand English, use English, and be more aware of how English works. The many features include: Menus to take students straight to the right meaning Coverage of subject-specific vocabulary, World English and encyclopaedic information Clear definitions, using the most common words Detailed information about the 7,500 most frequent words, identified by their red headwords Collocation boxes Vocabulary-building sections Metaphor boxes Usage notes on style, grammar and varieties of English Language Awareness pages on idioms, pragmatics, word formation and much, much more The second edition includes: Hundreds of new words (satnav, greenwash, carbon trading, adspend, crystal meth, cyberlaw, geoeconomics) Many more collocations, synonyms and antonyms Extra clearly labelled subject-specific vocabulary (equity capital, faultline, heritage language, link rot, culture medium, data compression) Multi-page vocabulary building sections on the themes of movement, communication and emotions A complete package of unique, carefully researched materials based on a detailed analysis of learners' own writing. Full-page writing sections and 'Get it right' boxes help students to become more confident writers in academic and professional situations. This material has been created following a two-year collaboration with the Centre for English Corpus Linguistics, led by Professor Sylviane Granger, at the Universite catholique de Louvain in Belgium.

  • Macmillan Phrasal Verbs Plus

  • Michael Hoey , Macmillan , 2005

A brand-new two-colour dictionary of phrasal verbs containing unique features to help students grasp this challenging and essential area of the English language.

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A brand-new two-colour dictionary of phrasal verbs containing unique features to help students grasp this challenging and essential area of the English language.

  • Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary - 7th Edition

  • A.S. Hornby , Oxford University Press , 2005

This is the world's bestselling advanced learner's dictionary, recommended by learners of English and their teachers, and used by 30 million people.

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This is the world's bestselling advanced learner's dictionary, recommended by learners of English and their teachers, and used by 30 million people.

  • Oxford Business English Dictionary for learners of English - 2nd Edition

  • Dilys Parkinson , Oxford University Press , 2005

A new up-to-date Business English dictionary, that gives learners all the help and information they need to do business in English. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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A new up-to-date Business English dictionary, that gives learners all the help and information they need to do business in English. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------

  • Oxford Collocations Dictionary: for students of English

  • Colin McIntosh, Ben Francis, and Richard Poole , Oxford University Press , 2009

The 2nd edition dictionary helps students write and speak natural-sounding English, now in a new edition with CD-ROM. Which words usually go together? (Please Ask At Reception For CD)

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The 2nd edition dictionary helps students write and speak natural-sounding English, now in a new edition with CD-ROM. Which words usually go together? (Please Ask At Reception For CD)

  • Oxford Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs:

  • A.P. Cowie & R. Mackin , Oxford University Press , 1993

Presents the information students need to understand common British and American phrasal verbs. This dictionary shows common subjects and objects to help learners use the verbs. It includes 25 pages of tips and photocopiable exercises for practice. 'Guide to the Particles' explains the important meanings of the main adverbs and prepositions.

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Presents the information students need to understand common British and American phrasal verbs. This dictionary shows common subjects and objects to help learners use the verbs. It includes 25 pages of tips and photocopiable exercises for practice. 'Guide to the Particles' explains the important meanings of the main adverbs and prepositions.

  • Oxford Mini Thesaurus

  • Oxford Dictionaries , Oxford University Press , 2013

This small thesaurus offers 120,000 synonyms and antonyms in a quick and easy-to-use thesaurus. Synonyms are arranged in order of their closeness in meaning to the entry word, with the closest one given first and printed in bold type to make it easier to find the sense you're looking for. Improve your vocabulary with our Word Links, a feature that provides extra vocabulary related to a selection of key entries.

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This small thesaurus offers 120,000 synonyms and antonyms in a quick and easy-to-use thesaurus. Synonyms are arranged in order of their closeness in meaning to the entry word, with the closest one given first and printed in bold type to make it easier to find the sense you're looking for. Improve your vocabulary with our Word Links, a feature that provides extra vocabulary related to a selection of key entries.