Product Description Newly revised and updated with a 2020 copyright, this best-selling dictionary defines the current and active vocabulary of American English and is updated on an ongoing basis. It features 225,000 definitions and 42,000 usage examples to help with understanding. It can be a wonderful tool to help with homeschooling and remote learning and can be used in Texas STAAR testing classrooms. This new update includes new words and meanings from a variety of fields including technology, entertainment, health, science, and society. Special sections include A Handbook of Style, Foreign Words and Phrases, Biographical Names, and Geographical Names. The jacketed, indexed, hardcover includes an electronic version of the dictionary and a free one-year online subscription. Please remember the sister title to this bestseller is Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Thesaurus, 2019 copyright. Review Sets a high standard for future desk reference. -- Library Journal A road map to where English is headed -- The Village Voice At last the ease of the Internet combined with the authority of a trusted name in reference. -- BookPage About the Author For more than 150 years, in print and now online, Merriam-Webster has been America's leading and most-trusted provider of language information. All Merriam-Webster products and services are backed by the largest team of professional dictionary editors and writers in America, and one of the largest in the world.
- Features more than 225,000 definitions and over 42,000 usage examples
- Newly added words in technology, entertainment, health, science and society
- Features a variety of special sections: Handbook of Style, Foreign Words & Phrases, Biographical Names and Geographical Names