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an abridged dictionary of a size convenient to hold in the hand

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A book review thus entails characterization, as my 1980 copy of the Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary confirms in defining characterize as "to describe the character or quality of" and review (verb) as "to give a critical evaluation of.
Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary defines a recession as a period of reduced economic activity and a depression as a period of low general economic activity marked by rising levels of unemployment.
While hardly the Oxford English Dictionary, this portable dictionary-thesaurus combination based on Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary should meet the needs of general users.
For the record, while truthiness isn't in Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 11th edition, some references put its use as far back as 1824, with varied definitions.
Enough other people do this too that the verb "to google" has been included in both the Oxford English Dictionary and Merriam-Webster's 11th Collegiate Dictionary.
With the word "Google" now taking its place in the Oxford English Dictionary, and the verb "to google" now entering the Mirriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary in the US, we can perhaps understand that Google Inc.
An extremely outstanding or unusual event, thing, or accomplishment" --Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary.
Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary defines reasonable as "not extreme or excessive.
Check out the new Eleventh Edition of the Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (www.
The word "alterity" is not in my Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, but of course my "new" dictionary is more than fifty years old.
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary defines community as "a unified body of individuals; the people with common interest living in a particular area.
bodily or mental tension resulting from factors that tend to alter an existent equilibrium"(Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 1995; p.
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary Eleventh Edition (2003, Merriam-Webster) says that viruses are "regarded either as extremely simple microorganisms or as extremely complex molecules .
In November 2003, the 11th edition of Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary included the word "McJob," defined as "a low-paying job that requires little skill and provides little opportunity for advancement," despite the protests of McDonald's Corporation Chairman and CEO Jim Cantalupo and the fact that MCJOBS is a registered U.
Webster's Collegiate Dictionary defines tangible as "capable of being perceived especially by the sense of touch" and "substantially real--material.
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