Collins English Dictionary is a comprehensive word reference with definitions for world, regional and dialect English.
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Usage notes give advice on using the right word in the right place, and thousands of etymologies trace the roots of modern English. There are also thousands of entries for people and places and in-depth coverage of scientific and technical vocabulary.
All words, definitions, and usage notes are based on the Collins Corpus – our 4.5 billion-word database of today’s English – making it an authoritative and up-to-date word reference.
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Descrizione libro Collins, 2011. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110007437862
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Descrizione libro Collins, 2011. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 7437862
Descrizione libro Collins, 2011. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 0007437862