The Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English (5th edition) with a DVD is the most comprehensive dictionary in the market today. The dictionary has approximately 230,000 words, phrases and meanings, more than any other advanced learner's dictionary.
The dictionary features around 165,000 examples based on real, natural English from the Longman Corpus Network and an additional 1 million examples on the DVD. A new integrated thesaurus features over 18,000 synonyms, antonyms and related words with an additional 30,000 on the DVD-ROM to increase your vocabulary range. It also has integrated collocations dictionary with over 65,000 collocations and additional 82,000 collocations on the DVD that will help you develop fluency in the English language.
The Longman dictionary is not just any other dictionary. One of its most helpful features is that all the definitions are written using only common words. It also highlights the top 3,000 frequent words spoken and written in English as well as academic words so that you have an idea which words are the most important to know. It has a new Register Notes feature that focuses on the difference between spoken and written English. It also has grammar and warning notes to ensure that you avoid common errors.
The DVD includes the Longman Vocabulary Trainer that will help you test your knowledge of a particular word - its meaning, grammar, collocation and usage.
Order online the paperback edition of the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English using the following ISBN codes, ISBN-10: 1408215330 and ISBN-13: 978-1408215333.