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Its principal editor, Anne H. In fact, I've purchased this book several times at the request of friends looking for a good dictionary. We are given no further information about this corpus, but it is hard to see what use the editors made of it. As in other general-purpose dictionaries, the inclusion of 5, biographies and 5, geographical entries introduces information that, although useful, can be considered extraneous to a dictionary.

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Thus, it includes yadda, yadda, yadda; bomb, meaning "something or somebody extremely good or exciting"; homeschool; and even Monicagate. What is perinatal well-being?

Encarta World English Dictionary by Microsoft Microsoft (1999, Hardcover, Revised)

Take, for example, the explanation of the very precise at least to some South Africans meaning assigned in South Africa to colored when applied to people. Show More Show Less. Last one Free shipping. Celebrity photographs abound for biographical entries, but our reviewer group would have preferred more illustrations that enhanced the definitions.

Encarta World English Dictionary [World English Edition]

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. This big new work, touted as the first encart written dictionary in over 30 years.

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There seem to be fewer examples than in NODE or AHD3, and most of them have the characteristics of invented rather than authentic language. ITs hard to find a really good dictionary, esp an encarta. Even as inclusive of new words as this dictionary is, reference collections still need The Oxford Dictionary of New Words 2d ed.

See details for additional description. City of Tonawanda Library. Encarta World English Dictionaryand: Published reviews of Encarta have noted surprising errors, and our reviewers found others without much effort; e. Its principal editor, Anne H.

Dictionaries define the term 'perinatal' an adjective as 'the time immediately before and after birth' Oxford English Dictionary,p. Journal of the Dictionary Society of North America.

Encarta world English dictionary.

There appears to be no synonyms for this term as it incorporates two time periods before and after childbirth ; however, suggested antonyms are; 'postnatal, postpartum occurring immediately after birth ' and 'antenatal, antepartum, prenatal occurring or existing before birth ' The American Heritage Dictionary, Fundamentals of Pathology - Pathoma I want to rate this book with 5 stars--that's how much I like it.

New meanings are provided for established words e. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. As in other general-purpose dictionaries, the inclusion of 5, biographies and 5, geographical entries introduces information that, although useful, can be considered extraneous to a dictionary.

In order to effectively search the literature for all uses of the concept, dictionaries, thesauruses and encyclopaedias were reviewed to identify broad definitions, synonymsantonyms and phrases used to describe the terms 'perinatal' and 'well- being'. Booklist Review Several things set this new English-language dictionary apart from that genre's familiar workhorses such as Webster's Collegiate Dictionary 10th ed.

However, it lacks word entries for technical words it uses in definitions found in the dictionary.

One of the best items ive ever bought ITs hard to find a really good dictionary, esp an encarta. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.

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Thank you for using the catalog. Several things set this new English-language dictionary apart from that genre's familiar workhorses such as Webster's Collegiate Dictionary 10th ed. Thus, it is little surprise that entries identify each word's part of speech; provide its pronunciation; give clear, succinct definitions; illustrate meaning in brief sentences; and provide etymologies for selected words.

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