Dictionary of Confusable Words

  • Filename: dictionary-of-confusable-words.
  • ISBN: 9781136597824
  • Release Date: 2013-08-21
  • Number of pages: 310
  • Author: Adrian Room
  • Publisher: Routledge



The English language has several words that are not only similar in meaning but similar in spelling or pronunciation. As a result, we are liable to use the wrong word in place of the right one and to regard all words of this type with uncertainty. This book aims to clear up the confusion in such cases.

A Dictionary of Confusable Phrases

  • Filename: a-dictionary-of-confusable-phrases.
  • ISBN: 9780786459957
  • Release Date: 2010-10-04
  • Number of pages: 403
  • Author: Yuri Dolgopolov
  • Publisher: McFarland



Covering over 10,000 idioms and collocations characterized by similarity in their wording or metaphorical idea which do not show corresponding similarity in their meanings, this dictionary presents a unique cross-section of the English language. Though it is designed specifically to assist readers in avoiding the use of inappropriate or erroneous phrases, the book can also be used as a regular phraseological dictionary providing definitions to individual idioms, cliches, and set expressions. Most phrases included in the dictionary are in active current use, making information about their meanings and usage essential to language learners at all levels of proficiency.

Collins Primary Illustrated Dictionary

  • Filename: collins-primary-illustrated-dictionary.
  • ISBN: 0007203861
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 456
  • Author: Ginny Lapage
  • Publisher:



Especially designed for children aged 8 and over, Collins Primary Illustrated Dictionary contains full sentence definitions, example sentences, parts of speech (noun, verb, etc) as well as synonyms, word histories, cross-references and pronunciation. Collins Word Wizard gives extra grammar, writing and spelling support. Collins Primary Illustrated Dictionary has been especially designed to support the language and literacy needs of children aged 8-10. Written in a clear, straightforward style, it places words within a context familiar to the student. It extends and reinforces key dictionary skills by showing parts of speech (for example, whether a word is a noun or verb) and other forms of a word (for example plural forms as well as adjectival forms). Numbered definitions show multiple uses. Pronunciation help is given for difficult or easily confusable words. Synonyms (similar words) and antonyms (opposite words) are given to build vocabulary. The clear layout, highlighted headwords and colour guide words plus the A--Z on every page ensure that the dictionary is an easy-to-use reference tool. information. It also includes the Collins Word Wizard section which provides unbeatable homework help with writing, grammar, spelling strategies, and how to use the Internet as well as fiendish dictionary games.

Collins Primary Illustrated Dictionary Collins Primary Dictionaries

  • Filename: collins-primary-illustrated-dictionary-collins-primary-dictionaries.
  • ISBN: 9780007583652
  • Release Date: 2015-03-12
  • Number of pages: 456
  • Author: Collins Dictionaries
  • Publisher: HarperCollins UK



Optimised for colour tablets. The images in this e-book are not suitable for viewing on black and white e-ink devices. For children aged 8 and over, this dictionary contains full sentence definitions, examples, synonyms and parts of speech, as well as spelling and grammar tips, word histories, colourful pictures, and two informative supplements.

Collins Primary Dictionary

  • Filename: collins-primary-dictionary.
  • ISBN: 0003161587
  • Release Date: 2001
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Author: Ginny Lapage
  • Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Limited



Part of the new Children's Dictionary range from Collins, Collins Primary Dictionary has been especially designed to support the language and literacy needs of children aged 8+. It places words within a context familiar to the student and extends and reinforces key dictionary skills by showing parts of speech (for example, whether a word is a noun or verb) and other forms of a word (for example plural forms as well as adjectival forms). Numbered definitions show multiple uses. Pronunication help is given for difficult or easily confusable words in a clear, easy-to-use way. Synonyms (similar words) and antonyms (opposite words) are given to build vocabulary and word power.The layout, highlighted headwords and colour guidewords plus the A-Z on every page should ensure that the dictionary is an easy-to-use reference tool. Colour illustrations and photographs add extra meaning and information.

Public Library Catalog

  • Filename: public-library-catalog.
  • ISBN: 0824210395
  • Release Date: 2004
  • Number of pages: 1434
  • Author: Juliette Yaakov
  • Publisher: Hw Wilson Co



Highly recommended reference works in all subject areas and non-fiction books for adults, plus information on electronic editions when available. More than 8,000 books in the main volume. More than 2,400 new titles in annual paperbound supplements. More than 2,000 analytic entries for items in collections and anthologies.

A Dictionary of Modern English Usage

  • Filename: a-dictionary-of-modern-english-usage.
  • ISBN: 1853263184
  • Release Date: 1994
  • Number of pages: 742
  • Author: Henry Watson Fowler
  • Publisher: Wordsworth Editions



This dictionary aims to help users to find the most appropriate word to use on a wide range of occasions. It is designed in particular for students, those writing reports, letters and speeches, and crossword solvers, but is also useful as a general word reference. Special features include: an alphabetical A-Z listing; numbered senses for words with more than one meaning; British and American variants; and specially marked colloquial uses.

Oxford American Large Print Dictionary

  • Filename: oxford-american-large-print-dictionary.
  • ISBN: 9780195371253
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 1442
  • Author: Oxford University Press
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA



Includes more than 40,000 entries and 50,000 definitions, giving tips on spelling, confusable words, and usage.

Walford s Guide to Reference Material Generalia language and literature the arts

  • Filename: walford-s-guide-to-reference-material-generalia-language-and-literature-the-arts.
  • ISBN: 1856043002
  • Release Date: 1998-01-01
  • Number of pages: 1186
  • Author: Albert John Walford
  • Publisher: London : Library Association Publishing



From its first edition the purpose of Walford has been to identify and evaluate the widest possible range of reference materials. No rigid definition of reference is applied. In addition to the expected bibliographies, indexes, dictionaries, encyclopaedias, and directories, a number of important textbooks and manuals of general practice are included. While the majority of the items are books, Walford is a guide to reference material. Thus periodical articles, microforms, online and CD-ROM sources are all represented. In this volume a particular effort has been made to improve coverage of the latter two categories.

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