Macmillan Essential Dictionary

An essential reference for the classroom and home, offering invaluable support for those wishing to write and speak English accurately.

The Macmillan Essential Dictionary builds on the success of the Macmillan English Dictionary, adapting its unique features to the different needs of intermediate learners.

Key Features

  • The 3,500 most common words are highlighted in red
  • Over 36,000 examples show how words are used
  • Menus guide you to the meaning you need - fast!
  • 24-page Language Study section helps you to improve your vocabulary and pronunciation
  • More than 700 colour illustrations
  • Hear the pronunciation of all the words in American English at the click of a button. Record, play back and improve your own pronunciation. Practice the difficult words with the unique Sound Search function
  • Improve and test your American English while having fun with the activities and games on the CD-ROM
  • Build your vocabulary with illustrations, photographs, animations and sound effects
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