• Restricted defining vocabulary, so students looking up a word will not find five more they don't know in the definition!
• Up-to-date and international coverage of today's vocabulary.
• Special provision for those studying other subjects in English at the secondary school level (new scientific & technical entries added in the new edition).
• Example sentences for words presenting usage problems.
• Attractive illustrations where appropriate to increase under....
[show more]standing of word meanings.
• Guide to pronunciation & Help with word formation: prefixes and suffixes.
• Coverage of weights and measures and SI units.
• Useful cross-references to show related words.