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Longman Pronunciation Dictionary

Longman Pronunciation Dictionary

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The Longman Pronunciation Dictionary is the most up-to-date, comprehensive, and authoritative pronunciation dictionary available. This expanded and completely updated new edition includes:
  • 135,000 pronunciations, giving full coverage of both British and American English using the alphabet of the International Phonetic Association.
  • over 200 graphs showing pronunciation preferences of British and American speakers, and how these are changing, for words like controversy, either, harass, and garage -based on Professor Wells's unique Pronunciation Preference Poll over the Internet.
  • recommended pronunciations clearly shown in blue for each word, as well as other pronunciations in common use.
  • stress patterns for thousands of compounds and idioms.
  • more than 50 Spelling-to-sound boxes and 35 Language Panels.
  • thousands of proper names, including:
  • people - forenames, family names, names of literary, and mythological figures.
  • places - thousands of cities, towns, and rivers in Britain, North America, and Australia, as well as major towns, cities, and rivers in the rest of the world.
  • commercial products and brands.
  • pronunciation in the language of origin, as well as English, for words and names from foreign languages.