Encarta Webster's Dictionary


Encarta Webster's Dictionary

The "Encarta Webster's Dictionary" 2004 is the second edition of the "Encarta World English Dictionary", originally published in 1999 (Anne Soukhanov, editor). Slightly larger than a college dictionary, it is similar in appearance and scope to the "American Heritage Dictionary", which Soukhanov previously edited. Created using extensive computer resources, it draws on English as it is spoken in all parts of the English-speaking world.

A distinctive feature of the dictionary is the abbreviated definitions, highlighted prior to the full definition, for a quick glance meaning or to identify the sense being sought.


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