Book DescriptionThe newest edition of the Chambers Compact Dictionary includes more than 170,000 entries and definitions and features an appealing design. Hundreds
of usage notes throughout the text offer practical guidance on using English
correctly and confidently. Lists and tables present useful supplemental information, such as common abbreviations. The expanded forty-eight-page World Reference section, now in full color, includes thousands of facts and figures about the world today, along with detailed maps illustrating both geographic and social features.