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.
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