Now completely revised and updated, this edition includes more than 60,000 entries covering business, computer, and scientific terms as well as new words, such as "feng shui, " "PDA, " and "prenup; " 2000 census figures for all U.S. geographic entries; updated page design and layout; and more. Reissue.
Over 60,000 entries -- covering business, computer, and scientific terms; colloquial, idiomatic, and current slang expressions; and more. Updated and revised biographical and geographical database -- with more than 2,000 new entries. Simple alphabetical listing for all entries -- including prefixes and suffixes, abbreviations, foreign words and phrases, and biographical and geographical names. Concise, easy-to-understand definitions -- many revised to reflect the latest research on usage and meaning. Precise and comprehensive pronunciation key -- designed for quick, convenient reference. Updated page design and layout -- modern, clear type appeals to the eye and makes for an easier-to-read reference tool. Complete A-to-Z preparation by the permanent lexicographical staff at "Webster's New World(TM) College Dictionary" -- the word pros who prepared the acclaimed Fourth College Edition.