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The Merriam-Webster dictionary of English usage.

The Merriam-Webster dictionary of English usage.

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Published by Merriam-Webster in Springfield, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Usage -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMerriam-Webster, Inc.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11, 978 p. ;
    Number of Pages978
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14426945M
    OCLC/WorldCa26515357

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Publication date Topics English language./ Webster's Dictionary of English Usage examines and evaluates common problems of confused or disputed English usage from two perspectives: that of historical background, especially as shown in the great historical dictionaries, and that of present-day usage, chiefly as shown by evidence in the Merriam-Webster files.