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A Dictionary of Language Acquisition

The function of “A dictionary of language acquisition: A comprehensiveoverview of key terms in first and second language acquisition” is to collectand synthesize the knowledge base that is already well accepted and that hasbeen well researched. Thus, it is a reference guide which offers an authoritativeand encyclopedic survey of key terms and concepts in the areas of languageacquisition and development. The volume is intended as a re...

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Encyclopedia of Organic, Sustainable, and Local Food

"This important book encourages readers to look to the past as well as the future by getting involved in their local food community. A wonderful addition to a range of collections." For students and general readers, Duram (geography and environmental resources, Southern Illinois U. Carbondale) offers an encyclopedia that contains about 140 entries by scholars, government experts, and activists on all aspects of organic food and farmi...

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Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary

As an adjunct professor of ESL, this dictionary is a great resource for both me and my students. I particularly like the sidebars of word families that show and explain related words that are different parts of speech. The students also seem to be able to navigate the dictionary without any serious problems. A strong addition to the resources I recommend to my international students.

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Webster's New Pocket Dictionary

I bought this for my 8 year old as I felt my child should learn how to use a dictionary instead of using "Google" or "Siri" all the time. It is pocket sized and is great if your child reads on the go. This way if a word comes up that they don't know, they can look it up wherever they are instead of using their phone or asking you to define the word.

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Dictionary of Mythology

This is a very entertaining and wide-ranging selection of myths and their origins. The book includes references, heroes, places, and legends from all five continents and from the different cultures and people found there. It will appeal to all general knowledge and crossword enthusiasts and those who enjoy complete reference libraries. Everyone is attracted to myths, from the fairy tales of our childhood to the Greek and Roman gods. ...

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Illustrated Dictionary of Parasitology in the Post-Genomic Era

This illustrated dictionary provides concise definitions and explanations of parasitology terms and related molecular processes presented in an easy-to-use, A-Z order with particular emphasis on terms that are of relevance to parasite biotechnology and molecular biology. With over 4500 entries and more than 170 figures this volume reflects recent, ground-breaking advances in parasitology research. The authors have provided, in a sing...

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Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology - 3 Volume Set

Using limited resources in sustainable ways, energy engineers and technologists have made people's lives comfortable and affordable with efficient and cost-effective technology, from air conditioners to waste fuels. But to accommodate the expanding world population, the global supply of energy has been increasingly strained. Energy efficiency, energy conservation through energy management, and the use of renewable energy sources are ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Difficult Words

We all know what the words cat and dog and mother and tree mean. What we really need is a dictionary that helps us with the tough words, like elucubrate, or demesne, or cynosure. True, a standard dictionary can bail us out when we run across a tough word at home or in a library. But we often read elsewhere–in a doctor's waiting room or on a plane, or while on vacation. What do we do then? The Oxford Dictionary of Difficult Words is d...

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Dictionnaire Etymologique Langue Grecque: Histoire Des Mots

En 1999, une nouvelle edition reunissait en un seul volume compact (17 x 22 cm, reliure souple) les 4 tomes de l'edition originale (1968-1980) et un supplement de 78 pages de ce grand classique du catalogue Klincksieck. Les reimpressions successives ont altere la lisibilite de certains caracteres (effacements progressifs de lettres ou graisse rendant difficile la lecture des accents, esprits et signes diacritiques). C'est une composi...