pocket dictionary


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Noun1.pocket dictionary - a dictionary that is small enough to carry in your pocket
dictionary, lexicon - a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
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Sure enough, there was Frieda's reticule, containing her address book, her pocket dictionary, her map of London, and her money.
For the Merriam-Webster Pocket Dictionary the longest three-word through six-word lists are given in the May and August 1972 Word Ways, containing 17, 17, 17 and 15 words.
I packed up my English/French pocket dictionary and went to visit them in their holiday house on a beautiful island o the coast of south-west France, whose charms were lost on me as I struggled to communicate such basic things as "I don't like runny eggs" and "Where do I buy mosquito repellent?
Stephen Evans's Pocket Dictionary of Apologetics and Philosophy of Religion (InterVarsity 2002).
ADVANCED pocket dictionary with over 190,000 'one-stop' entries, with both synonyms and encyclopaedic material and more than 500,000 potential solutions to cryptic and quick clues.
present an alphabetical pocket dictionary of medical terms for general readers that describes diseases and symptoms, first-aid procedures, human anatomy, dentistry, medications and their applications, and other terms, along with tables of weights and measures, elements, vitamins, trade and generic names of drugs, complementary and alternative medicine terms, and managed care terms, and appendices of major organ systems, common abbreviations, and herbal medicines and potential interactions.
In my 2000 Webster's New Pocket Dictionary, the number two definition of "service" says "governmental wore" As taxpayers, businesses deserve services from their government to help them navigate, understand and comply with our complex laws and rules.
The New International Webster's Pocket Dictionary (2002) defines the act of advocating as "promoting a cause or point of view.
Progress "Yes, I did have a pocket dictionary on me at all times, especially when I wasn't around all my colleagues all of the time," admitted Michel with a smile, albeit still with the help of an interpreter.
For the most part, though, the headings here are those one might find in a good pocket dictionary of musical terms.
Meredith Music has released Cirone's Pocket Dictionary of Foreign Musical Terms.
but sometimes an incense: the pocket dictionary I take abroad