The Macmillan English Dictionary

The Macmillan English Dictionary

The second edition of the Macmillan English Dictionary
now contains a wealth of new material, while building on the innovative features that won it two prestigious awards.

The most frequent 7,500 words in English – the ideal vocabulary size for an advanced learner – are printed in red, graded with stars, and explained with extra detail about how you should use them.

Please read on to find out more about the second edition of the Macmillan English Dictionary, and click on the underlined features to see examples. Alternatively, use the ‘quicklinks’ panel below to access the more specific information you require.

Let the Macmillan English Dictionary open up your world!

This new edition includes:

NEW hundreds of new words (satnav, greenwash, carbon trading, adspend, crystal meth, cyberlaw, geoeconomics)
NEW many more collocations, synonyms and antonyms
NEW extra clearly labelled subject-specific vocabulary (equity capital, faultline, heritage language, link rot, culture medium, data compression)
NEW multi-page vocabulary building sections on the themes of movement, communication and emotions
NEW a complete package of unique, carefully researched materials based on a detailed analysis of learners’ own writing.

Full-page writing sections and Get it right boxes help you to become a more confident writer in academic and professional situations. This material has been created following a two-year collaboration with the Centre for English Corpus Linguistics, led by Professor Sylviane Granger, at the Université catholique de Louvain in Belgium.
The Macmillan English Dictionary is specially designed to help you to understand language:

* find the meaning of words you read and hear
* menus take you straight to the right meaning
* subject-specific vocabulary, World English and encyclopaedic entries
* clear definitions using the most common words

use language:

* write and speak with confidence
* more information about the most frequent 7,500 words which are printed in red
* collocation boxes
* vocabulary-building sections

be aware of language:

* become a better learner by understanding how English works
* metaphor boxes
* usage notes on style, grammar and varieties of English
* Language Awareness pages on idioms, discourse, cultural values, word formation and more.

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Full – update 19/4/2013




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