About The Book
THE MOST USEFUL AND AUTHORITATIVE DICTIONARY YOU CAN OWN—FOR YOUR DESK AND YOUR COMPUTERSelected by the Associated Press, the Wall Street Journal, the...
New York Times, and other leading newspapers as their official dictionary of choice.THE BEST DICTIONARY IN PRINTDefinitions That Set the Standard for ClarityUp-to-Date EntriesNearly 7,500 new entries reflecting changes in technology, society, world politics, and more. Detailed IllustrationsOver 850 drawings, photographs, and maps.Extensive Reference InformationTables, charts, and lists of useful data plus important historical documents and a guide to punctuation. Thousands of Geographical and Biographical EntriesThe people and places that shape our world. Entries are part of the A-Z body of the dictionary, so they are easy to find. Full-Color Atlas of the WorldDetailed and up-to-date maps of the continents and countries of our world.Notes, Examples, and SynonymsThe help you need to choose words precisely and avoid usage pitfalls.The Definitive Guide to American EnglishMore unique Americanisms—nearly 12,000—than any other college dictionary.THE HARDEST WORKINGELECTRONIC DICTIONARY AND THESAURUSSophisticated Word SearchSearch for words or combinations of words. Display definitions, synonyms, or both. Find related words quickly.Instant Word HelpPoint to any word on the computer screen and bring up a definition —immediately.Expanded Spell-CheckingAdd thousands of new words to your spell-checker to enhance its usefulness and speed. The only electronic dictionary that displays definitions while spell-checking.System Requirements: Windows® 95,98, ME, NT® 4.0, 2000, XP IBM-compatible Pentium 100 or higher8 MB RAM 20 MB hard disk space (Minimal installation); 140 MB (Full installation)800 x 600 resolution 2x speed CD-ROM drive