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Release of the First Merriam Webster's English Chinese Dictionary

 

Merriam-Webster's Advanced Learner's English-Chinese

 

Dictionary, a dictionary particularly designed for Chinese learners, is

 

a  revision of Merriam-Webster's Advanced Learner's Dictionary, and

 

it was published this year.

 

 

  

 

First of all, it's a groundbreaking dictionary providing in-depth and

 

up-to-date coverage of basic English vocabulary, grammar, and the

 

usage of words.

 

 

Practicability:    

 

1. Nearly 100,000 words and phrases

 

2. Over 160,000 usage examples

 

3. More than 22,000 idioms, verbal collocations, and commonly used phrases 


4. About 1,000 original drawings-including 16 pages of full color art

 

5. Abundant supplemental information including 30 pages of grammar

 

   

 

 Furthermore, it's also a dictionary for learners who prefer American

 

English.

 

Creativity:   

 

1. Clear distinction between American English and British English

 

2. A large number of vocabularies, definitions and collocations in American English

 

3. A great many of words derived from   literature and other countries

 

The dictionary has been drawn lavish praise from teachers and students.


   

   

Zhuang Yichuan, a professor of Beijing Foreign Studies University said:

   

Thanks to the adoption of usage examples, which features one of its

 

advantages, not only can you learn more different usages of

 

vocabularies and feel the artistic nature of translation, but also you

 

will recognize the clear distinction between American English and

 

British English. As long as you devote time and energy to studying the

 

examples, you'll make great progress in English.

 

                                                                     Editted by Yu Xiaomei

 

 
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