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    Macmillan English Dictionary 2nd Edition
    English | 2010 | PDF + MP3 | 580MB

    The second edition of the Macmillan English Dictionary contains a wealth of new material, while building on the innovative features that won it two prestigious awards. It is specially designed to help learners to understand English, use English and be more aware of how English works.

    The most frequent 7,500 words in English – the ideal vocabulary size for an advanced learner – are printed in red, graded with stars, and explained with extra detail about how you should use them.

    This second edition includes:
    Hundreds of up-to-date words satnav, greenwash, carbon trading, adspend, cyberlaw, geoeconomics
    Thousands of collocations, synonyms and antonyms
    Clearly labelled subject-specific vocabulary equity capital, faultline, heritage language, link rot, culture medium, data compression
    Multi-page vocabulary building sections on the themes of movement, communication and emotions
    A complete package of unique, carefully researched materials based on a detailed analysis of learners’ own writing

    Full-page writing sections and Get it right boxes help you to become a more confident writer in academic and professional situations. This material has been created following a two-year collaboration with the Centre for English Corpus Linguistics, led by Professor Sylviane Granger, at the Universit? catholique de Louvain in Belgium.

    Understand language:
    Find the meaning of words you read and hear
    Menus take you straight to the right meaning
    Subject-specific vocabulary, World English and encyclopaedic entries
    Clear definitions using the most common words

    Use language:
    Write and speak with confidence
    More information about the most frequent 7,500 words which are printed in red
    Collocation boxes
    Vocabulary-building sections

    Be aware of language:
    Become a better learner by understanding how English works
    Metaphor boxes
    Usage notes on style, grammar and varieties of English
    Language Awareness pages on idioms, discourse, cultural values, word formation and more.




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