Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 11th Edition
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This version of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary,
Eleventh Edition, is burgundy leather-look, and
thumb-notched. For this new edition, America’s largest staff
of lexicographers made more than 100,000 changes and added
more than 10,000 new words and senses, such as
'convergence', 'Frankenfood', 'phat', 'psyops', and
'vermiculture'. The Eleventh Edition, with over 225,000
definitions, also features more than 40,000 usage examples —
more than ever before — which clarify confused or disputed
terms. Additionally, thousands of phrases and idioms help
distinguish vocabulary for language learners. Special
sections include A Handbook of Style, An Essay on the
English Language, and Signs and Symbols. Over 55 million
copies of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary have been
sold, spanning a time period of over 100 years. Includes an
electronic version of the dictionary and a free one-year
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