significantly widens our readership, allowing us to share our scholarship with both learners of English and experienced native speakers in an up-to-date Web environment. We find YourDictionary.com to be a responsible and excitingly innovative partner in this enterprise.
Burlingame, CA (PRWEB) November 29, 2007
The web site YourDictionary.com is pleased to announce a major dictionary update made possible by a partnership with the world-respected publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc By teaming with John Wiley & Sons Inc., YourDictionary brings you the latest definitions, synonyms, usage examples and etymologies from Webster's New WorldÂ® College Dictionary, Fourth Edition. Ten years of lexographic research has resulted in the latest (fourth) edition of the dictionary, which has been selected by The Wall Street Journal, the Associated Press, The New York Times and other leading newspapers as the dictionary of choice.
YourDictionary takes advantage of the dictionary's up-to-date practical and easy-to-use information, providing users with accessible entries about the English language and our world. Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fourth Edition provides an outstanding reference site that meets the needs of our age of instant global communication. The fourth edition includes more than 7,000 new entries, including new words, new Americanisms, and new biographical and geographical information. All of these entries are integrated into a single alphabetical listing.
Unsurpassed for more than half a century for its reliability, clarity, and precision, Webster's New World College Dictionary provides the most accurate and current information available to scholars, writers, and students, as well as millions of business users worldwide
Michael Agnes, editor in chief of the dictionary, commented that the partnership with YourDictionary.com "significantly widens our readership, allowing us to share our scholarship with both learners of English and experienced native speakers in an up-to-date Web environment. We find YourDictionary.com to be a responsible and excitingly innovative partner in this enterprise."
In addition to adoption of Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fourth Edition as its core reference, YourDictionary has also added synthesized speech to the site so that every headword in the dictionary can be heard, as well as seen. This is very important for a user who is encountering a word for the first time or who is using English as a second language. A future enhancement by Your Dictionary will result in audio reading of every definition in the Webster's New World College Dictionary.
YourDictionary is a one stop site for anyone who uses or plays with the English language. It features direct access to a number of dictionaries, thesauruses, glossaries, listings of synonyms and antonyms and to word games. In addition, a number of foreign language and specialty dictionaries are accessible from the site.
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