Macmillan Collocation Dictionary

Dictionary of Collocations for Upper-intermediate to advanced students

This Dictionary of Collocations is designed for Upper-Intermediate to Advanced students to help them write natural sounding idiomatic English. The Macmillan Collocations Dictionary is a two-colour dictionary of collocations that is the only fully corpus-based collocation dictionary. It also incorporates examples and semantic groupings. The collocation dictionary derives its information from a two billion-word collection using advanced software. All entries are drafted and edited by an expert team comprising the best English Language Teaching lexicographers in the UK.

Key Features

  • Collocations presented for over 4,500 carefully selected key words
  • Within each entry, collocations are grouped in semantic sets
  • Special focus on collocations frequent in academic and professional writing
  • Examples from real English show how collocations are used in context
  • Easy-to-use layout with all headwords printed in red
  • Usage boxes with grammatical notes, synonyms and alternative expressions
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