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Monday, April 19, 2010

Webster’s New World Large Print Dictionary

Easy to read, authoritative, and up to date

No more struggling with the fine print, thanks to the Webster’s New World Large Print Dictionary, which has all the outstanding features of other Webster’s New World dictionaries.

  • More than 60,000 entries, including all the current vocabulary needed for everyday use
  • Technical, scientific, cultural, business, and professional terms
  • Clear, highly readable type
  • Foreign words and phrases often used in English
  • Biographical and geographical entries conveniently included in the main A—Z section
  • Etymologies -- word histories that add depth and historical context to the understanding of a word
  • Appendix with weights and measures, U.S. and Canadian data, U.S. presidents, and books of the Bible

With all this information presented in highly readable type, this is the one large print dictionary that you can’t afford to be without.

From the Inside Flap

"Based on the unique Webster’s New World database, the most up-to-date authority on current American English usage, and set according to the type standards of the National Association for the Visually Handicapped, this Webster’s New World® Large Print Dictionary is the finest reference work of its kind, offering all these features:

  • Completely revised and updated
  • More than 60,000 entries
  • Technical, scientific, cultural, business, and professional terms
  • Biographical and geographical entries included in the main A—Z section
  • Foreign words and phrases often used in English
  • Etymologies -- word histories for those who need more than a simple definition
  • Appendix with weights and measures, U.S. and Canadian data, U.S. presidents, and books of the Bible"

Once you begin using this authoritative, user-friendly reference work, you’ll wonder how you ever got along without it! Click this link to purchase from

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