* Over 60,000 entries-covering business, computer, and scientific terms; colloquial, idiomatic, and current slang expressions; and more. * Updated and revised biographical and geographical database-with more than 2,000 new entries. * Simple alphabetical listing for all entries-including prefixes and suffixes, abbreviations, foreign words and phrases, and biographical and geographical names. * Concise, easy-to-understand definitions-many revised to reflect the latest research on usage and meaning. * Precise and comprehensive pronunciation key-designed for quick, convenient reference. * Updated page design and layout-modern, clear type appeals to the eye and makes for an easier-to-read reference tool. * Complete A-to-Z preparation by the permanent lexicographical staff at Webster's New WorldTM College Dictionary-the word pros who prepared the acclaimed Fourth College Edition. The Fourth College Edition of Webster's New WorldTM College Dictionary is the dictionary of choice for the Associated Press as well as for the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and hundreds of other newspapers nationwide.Agnes, Michael is the author of 'Webster's New World Dictionary', published 2003 under ISBN 9780743470698 and ISBN 0743470699.