In our modern age with everyone now using computers with spell check many think you no longer need a dictionary. I do a lot of writing and still use this dictionary all the time. In fact, it sits on my desk where I can grab it quickly to look up a word, definition, pronunciation or even the etymology of a word. There are more 60,000 entries explaining business, computer, scientific terms, as well as slang expressions and other word related material.
I love words and I often look up unusual words in this dictionary. It will give you a clear and concise definition of any word you are looking up. This great reference source also includes abbreviations and symbols that are used in this dictionary. It also has a pronunciation key at the end of the book.
In conclusion, whether you are a teacher, student, writer, or just someone who is fascinated with words, this very reasonably priced dictionary is one you will constantly use for your pleasure and research.
Rating: 5 Stars. Joseph J. Truncale (Author: Haiku Moments: How to read, write and enjoy haiku)