Chambers Compact Dictionary
Chambers Compact Dictionary is the ideal dictionary for you if - you want a wide-ranging, modern, uncluttered dictionary for use at home or in the ... Show synopsis Chambers Compact Dictionary is the ideal dictionary for you if - you want a wide-ranging, modern, uncluttered dictionary for use at home or in the office - you want a dictionary that is suitable for all students aged 16 and above, that will help them with their studies - you want a dictionary that contains register labels, to help you identify informal, slang and vulgar terms and use them with care - you want a dictionary that includes a wealth of information on the modern world, including a map section. Derived from the acclaimed Chambers 21st Century Dictionary, this comprehensive, up-to-date and easy-to-use dictionary focuses on contemporary English providing straightforward definitions and practical guidance on usage. Layout is exceptionally clear, with color used to highlight and distinguish parts of the text to make information easier to find. The dictionary also features a unique World Reference section, which draws together facts and figures on the world today, complemented by a series of maps. Special features: Over 170,000 references and definitions. Unique two-color design makes entries exceptionally easy to use. Clear definitions supplemented by notes on usage give practical guidance on using English confidently and effectively. Grammar and usage notes, and help with spelling. Covers British and American English. World Reference section features: Over 7,000 facts and figures on the world today, complemented by maps. Information presented in tables and lists for ready reference.