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The Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 4th Edition

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The bestselling reference for crossword solvers and settersThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary is the perfect tool for any crossword solver - and you know it because it is used by the setters themselves! What makes The Chambers Crossword Dictionary different? Comprehensive, reliable and easy-to-use, this major new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated by a team of crossword experts, and is specially tailored to the needs of crossword solvers. With more than 500,000 solutions to cryptic and quick clues, plus explanations of cryptic clue types and the use of anagram and other indicators, and insights into the world of crossword setting and memorable clues, it is truly the ultimate crossword bible.This new edition features:- Over 500,000 solutions for every kind of crossword.- More than 2,500 crossword code words alerting you to cryptic ploys. - Over 19,500 'one-stop' entries, with both synonyms and encyclopaedic material, for extra guidance in finding the right answer.- A wealth of recent synonyms to give you up-to-the-minute answers.- New topic lists to help you solve general-knowledge clues.- Word lists sorted by length and then alphabetically to make finding solutions easy.- Includes words, phrases, abbreviations, symbols, codes and other cryptic 'building blocks'.- Packed with crossword jargon, anagram and other indicators and essential cryptic vocabulary.- Draws on the latest Chambers Dictionary 13th Edition and the authoritative Chambers reference range.It is packed with expert advice and editorial from:- Derek Arthur (1945-2010), co-editor of The Listener crossword in The Times and of The Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 2nd edition- Ross Beresford, former co-editor of The Listener crossword- Peter Biddlecombe, The Sunday Times crossword editor and The Times Crossword Championship winner (2000, 2007)- Jonathan Crowther, better known to cryptic crossword solvers as Azed, having set crosswords for The Observer for over 40 years- Don Manley, crossword setter for many quality newspapers under various pseudonyms (Duck, Quixote, Bradman, Giovanni) and Church Times crossword editor- Tim Moorey, crossword setter for The Sunday Times and The Times, and crossword editor and setter for The Week and MoneyWeek magazines. He is author of How to Crack Cryptic CrosswordsChambers is one of the world's most respected dictionary and thesaurus publishers.

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Chambers Book of Great Speeches

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The Chambers Book of Great Speeches is the most comprehensive guide available to the inspired and inspiring speeches that have shaped the world we live in.There are over 250 speakers covered, from Bella Abzug to Emile Zola. Each speaker is introduced with a brief biography setting them in context.Each speech also has an introduction explaining its setting, and is accompanied by marginal notes which fill in any background information.The speeches themselves are international in scope and stretch throughout world history, from ancient times through to twenty-first century orators such as Barack Obama, Steve Jobs and Lord Coe.

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The Chambers Dictionary (13th Edition)

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The Chambers Crossword Completer - New Edition

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Are you stuck on that final clue? Do you know some of the letters but not enough? The Chambers Crossword Lists is the ideal reference for crosswords of all types - cryptic, quick and general knowledge.Practical helpThe Chambers Crossword Completer enables you to complete your crossword by using the words from clues you have answered to fill in the gaps on clues you are struggling with.Fully updatedThe Chambers Crossword Completer has been loved by a generation of crossword solvers. This edition is fully updated with words from the latest edition of The Chambers Dictionary.Easy to useThe book is split into two sections, one with words arranged according to odd letters and one with words arranged according to even letters. Within each section, the solutions are divided by word length, and then in alphabetical order.

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Chambers Biographical Dictionary Paperback

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Chambers Word Lover's Crossword Dictionary Set

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Chambers Adult Learners' Guide to Numeracy

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The Chambers Dictionary, 12th Edition (Standard)

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The Chambers Dictionary, 12th Edition (Thumb Indexed)The dictionary of choice for word loversImmerse yourself in the most interesting, authoritative, and helpful English dictionary available -- the unrivalled guide for word lovers. Whether you're an avid wordgamer or just enjoy revelling in the quirks and curiosities of the English language, The Chambers Dictionary is your ultimate companion. The Chambers Dictionary delves deep into all the glories of the English language, covering weird and wonderful words like spoffish, jobernowl, mullligrubs and humdudgeon, all the while ensuring it covers the latest developments in English. Meticulously researched and expertly written, the highly acclaimed Chambers range has been at the forefront of presenting knowledge and learning in an engaging and accessible way since it was first established in the 19th century.Over 620,000 words, phrases, and meaningsFirst published in 1872, The Chambers Dictionary contains more words, phrases, and meanings than any other single-volume English dictionary. Rather than clog up space with lengthy definitions of everyday words, The Chambers Dictionary keeps them short, creating space for more intriguing, obscure, and historically-charged entries -- from alizari through to zuz. Peppered with witty definitions, Chambers is a pleasure to read.Highlights gems of EnglishEnglish is full of words that sound great, or that you never thought would exist. Only The Chambers Dictionary helps you discover them.Unrivalled help for wordgamesChambers is the dictionary of choice for crossword solvers, Scrabble(R) fans, and wordgame enthusiasts. The new Wordgame Companion section offers crossword code-breakers, indispensable two-letter word solutions, top-scoring Q and Z words, and much more.What is new in this edition?New wordsNow in its 12th edition, the dictionary has been updated to include words and expressions that have entered the language in the four years since the last edition was published. Word Lover's MiscellanyThe 12th edition includes a Word Lover's Miscellany with list upon list of words to appeal to the English language addict:- words to impress and surprise- words to cherish- words that are extinct- words that merit rescue- words to use in Scrabble(R) and other word games- words to watch- collective nouns- useful similes. . . and many moreBeautiful finishing touches:Ribbon The Chambers Dictionary is the only popular dictionary to still provide one. Why? Simply because people love them.Beautifully flat on a deskThe Chambers Dictionary lies perfectly flat on a desk so you can read the whole page with ease - even into the spine.Strong cloth binding, gold blocking, beautiful endpapersThe Chambers Dictionary is made to an incredibly high quality, guaranteed to withstand years of love.Foiled coverFoiling on the cover gives The Chambers Dictionary a luxurious aesthetic.Less cumbersome than other dictionariesSlimmer and easier to hold, despite the fact that it contains more words than any other single volume dictionary. And all without reducing text size. It's a neat trick.Thumb indexOnly provided by Chambers. A standard version without a thumb index is also available (ISBN: 9780550102379).

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Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 9th edition

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What is the Chambers Biographical Dictionary?All the people who matter in one handy and endlessly browsable bookPacked with over 18,000 biographies, Chambers Biographical Dictionary offers concise, authoritative and fascinating entries on all the people you'll ever need to know about. The most comprehensive and readable single-volume biographical dictionary available.- Discover kings, queens, crooks, criminals, politicians, bankers and everyone in between.- Check up on great achievements and great failures.- Find out who did what to whom.- Thousands of suggestions for further reading.- Contains more biographies than any other reference work of its type.- International and historical coverage of all areas of human achievement including the arts, science, technology, sport, politics, philosophy and business.- Meticulously researched and expertly written.Updated EditionFirst published in 1897, Chambers Biographical Dictionary is a unique reference work which packs a huge amount of information between its covers. The ninth edition has been thoroughly updated and remains wide-ranging and international in scope, offering concise, authoritative and illuminating entries on individuals from Alexander the Great to Frank Zappa, and from Barack Obama to Osama Bin Laden.

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Facts, Facts, Facts

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14 Thematic SectionsSpace - Earth - Climate and Environment - Natural History - Human Body, Health and Nutrition - Science and Technology - History - Arts and Culture - Thought and Belief - Sports and Games - Time - Communication - Social Structure - Nations of the World.Covering everything from music to mythology and the human body to history, Chambers Facts, Facts, Facts is packed with a remarkable collection of information in a single quick-reference volume.All the essential facts and figures are clearly presented, together with extra features such as mini-biographies and glossaries. The full index and detailed contents listings makeit easy to find specific information.

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Chambers Junior Illustrated Dictionary

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Chambers Essential Learners' Dictionary

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Chambers Essential Learners' Dictionary has been specially compiled for beginner students of English.Focussing on the essential vocabulary for learners of English, meanings are explained in clear, easy-to-understand language using a listed defining vocabulary, examples are given from real English, key collocations are shown for thousands of entries and common learner errors are highlighted, giving the student more confidence to learn.With supporting study pages and practical guidance on using language, Chambers Essential Learner's Dictionary is the perfect dictionary for students who want to start developing their English.

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Chambers Student Learners' Dictionary

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Chambers Student Learners' Dictionary has been specially compiled for intermediate students of English. Complete with curriculum vocabulary for all school subjects, including science, mathematics and IT, it is ideal for students studying in English and for CLIL.Meanings are explained in clear, easy-to-understand language using a listed defining vocabulary, examples are given from real English, key collocations are shown for thousands of entries and common errors are highlighted, giving the student more confidence to learn.With supporting study pages and practical guidance on using language, Chambers Student Learner's Dictionary is the perfect reference for students who want to develop their English skills fully.

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Chambers School Dictionary, 3rd edition

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Now with entry words in colour, this new edition of the bestselling Chambers School Dictionary encourages students to develop their dictionary skills and offers extra help with spelling and grammar. As well as contemporary vocabulary, it includes hundreds of terms from key subjects such as ICT, science and mathematics, giving an unrivalled breadth of coverage.Language Workshop pages explain how language and grammar work and show the best ways to use English. Packed full of content and with its clear design, this is the most practical and comprehensive English school dictionary available.Chambers School Dictionary is supported by free online resourceswww.chamberslearning.com

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The Chambers Dictionary, 11th edition

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A newer edition of The Chambers Dictionary is available: Copy and paste the ISBN number into the search bar to find the 12th edition of the Chambers Dictionary - Thumb indexed version: 9780550102379 - Standard version: 9780550102416The dictionary of choice for word lovers and crossword enthusiasts. It is known for its comprehensive coverage of English and for its tradition of including the occasional light-hearted definition in its pages. Alone among modern single-volume dictionaries, it retains an interest in the past as well as the present, offering a rich stock of words from our literary heritage as well as covering recent developments in English.For this 11th edition the text has been thoroughly revised to reflect the latest changes in our language, with special attention being given to reflecting current pronunciation and vocabulary.

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Chambers Adult Learners' Guide to Numeracy

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Chambers Adult Learners' Guide to Numeracy is a completely new book aimed at adults who lack confidence in their numeracy skills. The book provides users with an understanding of the key concepts and methods, then applies them in real-world situations such as calculating distances or working out interest payments. The two-colour text is clearly and spaciously laid out, and plentiful examples, diagrams, and exercises reinforce all the learning points. The book is based around the 'Skills for Life' numeracy curriculum created by the Department for Education and Skills and its author, Geoff Mainwaring, is a highly experienced teacher and lecturer in numeracy.

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Chambers Adult Learners' Writing Guide

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Chambers Adult Learners' Writing Guide is aimed at adults who are seeking to gain confidence in their writing skills. The book is spaciously laid out using a two-colour text with plentiful examples and exercises to reinforce key learning points. A simple and practical approach provides users with an understanding of the basic concepts and requirements of any writing task. The book also demonstrates how to negotiate real-world situations such as filling in forms or making an official complaint.

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Chambers Adult Learners' Dictionary

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The Chambers Dictionary of Great Quotations

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Chambers is one of the world's most respected dictionary publishers, appealing particularly to word lovers and those who revel in all the quirks of the English language. Its extensive list of innovative language and reference titles includes the renowned Brewer's list of endlessly browsable dictionaries of phrase and fable, and covers English-language dictionaries and thesauruses for every level of user from school to crossword fan, from English learner to student of slang. Meticulously researched and expertly written, the highly acclaimed Chambers range has been at the forefront of presenting knowledge and learning in an engaging and accessible way since it was first established in the 19th century.