unabridged dictionary

unabridged dictionary
a dictionary that has not been shortened by the omitting terms or definitions; a comprehensive dictionary
Syn: ↑unabridged
Hypernyms: ↑dictionary, ↑lexicon
Instance Hyponyms: ↑Oxford English Dictionary, ↑O.E.D., ↑OED

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • unabridged, abridged, expurgated — Unabridged means not reduced in compass or scope by condensing, omitting, etc. ; that is, it means full length or not cut. Abridged, conversely, implies reduction. Thus we speak of an unabridged dictionary when we refer to one that is large and… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

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  • unabridged — adjective Date: 1599 1. not abridged ; complete < an unabridged reprint of a novel > 2. being the most complete of its class ; not based on one larger < an unabridged dictionary > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dictionary — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. wordbook, lexicon, vocabulary. See publication. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. glossary, lexicon, wordbook, word list, vocabulary, thesaurus, concordance, reference work, gazetteer, encyclopedia, cyclopedia …   English dictionary for students

  • dictionary — /dik sheuh ner ee/, n., pl. dictionaries. 1. a book containing a selection of the words of a language, usually arranged alphabetically, giving information about their meanings, pronunciations, etymologies, inflected forms, etc., expressed in… …   Universalium

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