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The American Heritage Dictionary of Business Terms
The American Heritage Dictionary of Business Terms

In a single A-to-Z volume, The American Heritage Dictionary of Business Terms defines over 6,000 terms drawn from the entire spectrum of business in clear, readable language. Over 100 entries are enhanced by real-world case studies, and dozens of tips from experienced professionals offer up-to-the-minute advice on everything from choosing a mutual fund to paying off debts.


The American Heritage Dictionary of Science
The American Heritage Dictionary of Science
New Updated Edition

The American Heritage Science Dictionary defines the vocabulary of the sciences in language general readers will understand and enjoy. With 8,500 entries, it covers all the major fields of science, from the fundamental disciplines of chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics to the applied realms of medicine, earth science, technology, and anthropology. Fully updated for 2011, the dictionary covers the latest scientific discoveries and developments.

The American Heritage Medical Dictionary
The American Heritage Medical Dictionary

Now in paperback for the first time, this concise, portable, and comprehensive reference to medical terms is an exceptionally user-friendly resource for students and consumers without specialized medical knowledge, as well as for health-care professionals.

Webster’s New College Dictionary, Third Edition
Webster’s New College Dictionary, Third Edition

This fresh, updated edition of the popular family-friendly dictionary includes the latest vocabulary in science, technology, contemporary culture, and more. It features 250 new words with clear and precise definitions, along with hundreds of notes on usage, word histories, and synonyms. Authoritative and comprehensive, this reference offers insightful guidance on language and word choice.

The American Heritage Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs
This dictionary defines thousands of phrasal verbs, such as bear down, brush off, and get across. Extremely useful to both students and native speakers.

The American Heritage Dictionary for Learners of English
Specially designed to meet the needs of ESL students, this dictionary is a necessity for anyone seeking to learn and use American English effectively.

The American Heritage Medical Dictionary
Provides students, health care professionals, and general consumers interested in medical vocabulary with a comprehensive reference that reflects the most recent developments in medicine and health care delivery.

The American Heritage Desk Dictionary, Fourth Edition
All the hallmarks of American Heritage in a durable binding with clear, readable type, at a price that puts it in reach of every desk.

The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms
The largest collection of idioms and popular phrases available today — the cat will never have your tongue again.

The American Heritage Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
A practical and fun reference that presents 20,000 terms for deciphering business correspondence, personal ads, text messages, and abbreviations on the Internet.

The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots
Fully revised from its first edition, this dictionary remains an indispensable resource for anyone interested in the history of English.

The American Heritage Crossword Puzzle Dictionary
Whether you need an 8-letter actress that begins with PI or a 5-letter city with ZC in the middle, you’ll find it in this easy-to-use and indispensable resource.

The Large Print American Heritage Dictionary, Revised Edition
Approved by the National Association for Visually Handicapped, this newly revised dictionary offers a larger page size, generous margins, and easy-to-read print.





Adult Thesauruses

The American Heritage College Thesaurus The American Heritage College Thesaurus

A full range of synonyms clearly defined and carefully arranged for ease of use.

The American Heritage Thesaurus for Learners of English
The American Heritage Thesaurus for Learners of English

Unique reference with more than 6,000 synonyms that have been carefully chosen for their usefulness to students of English.


Roget’s II: The New Thesaurus Roget’s II:  The New Thesaurus

This completely new revision is easier to use, more accurate than ever, and richer in word choices.

The Large Print Roget’s II Thesaurus, Revised Edition The Large Print Roget’s II Thesaurus, Revised Edition

Approved by the National Association for Visually Handicapped, this easy-to-read thesaurus will help anyone searching for just the right word.
The American Heritage College Thesaurus, Deluxe Edition
Luxuriously packaged with elegantly stamped linen covers in a rich bordeaux color.

Roget’s Pocket Thesaurus
A handy pocket-sized guide to key synonyms.





Dictionary plus Thesaurus

The American Heritage Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus The American Heritage Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus

A one-volume dictionary and thesaurus, this book offers readers a way to examine dictionary and thesaurus entries on the same page.

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