The Most Useful and Authoritative Dictionary you can Own-For your Desk and your Computer The Best Dictionary in Print Up-to-Date Entries Nearly 7,500 new entries reflecting changes in technology, society, world politics, and more. Detailed Illustrations Over 850 drawings, photographs, and maps. Extensive Reference Information Tables, charts, and lists of useful data plus important historical documents and a guide to punctuation. Thousands of Geographical and Biographical Entries The people and places that shape our world. Entries are part of the A-Z body of the dictionary, so they are easy to find. Full-Color Atlas of the World Detailed and up-to-date maps of the continents and countries of our world. Notes, Examples, and Synonyms The help you need to choose words precisely and avoid usage pitfalls. The Definitive Guide to American English More than 12,000 unique Americanisms-more than any other college dictionary. The Hardest Working Electronic Dictionary and Thesaurus Sophisticated Word Search Search for words or combinations of words. Display definitions, synonyms, or both. Find related words quickly. Instant Word Help Point to any word on the computer screen and bring up a definition-immediately. Expanded Spell-Checking Add thousands of new words to your spell-checker to enhance its usefulness and speed. The only electronic dictionary that displays definitions while spell-checking.Agnes, Michael E. is the author of 'Webster's New World College Dictionary', published 0012 under ISBN 9780764571251 and ISBN 0764571257.