Download Encarta World English Dictionary

Encarta World English Dictionary

The Barnes & Noble Review There are two ways to judge a dictionary: You can go by the numbers, i.e., the quantities of words defined, illustrations, and new entries. Or you can browse it in all of its real world splendor. The Encarta World Dictionary sports 400,000 entries, including 20,000 new words, and over 4,000 illustrations. And, if its definitions pass for thoro
The Barnes & Noble Review There are two ways to judge a dictionary: You can go by the numbers, i.e., the quantities of words defined, illustrations, and new entries. Or you can browse it in all of its real world splendor. The Encarta World Dictionary sports 400,000 entries, including 20,000 new words, and over 4,000 illustrations. And, if its definitions pass for thoroughness, it’s for good reason: Soukanov’s hoard of 250 lexicographers used computer, internet and database technology in a groundbreaking way. And yes, “groundbreaking” is a listed word.
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