Collins Dictionary for Writers & Editors - 2Ed

Collins Dictionary for Writers & Editors - 2Ed by Martin Manser

By: Martin Manser

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ISBN
9780007203512
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
480
Dimensions
216 x 135mm

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The essential reference work for writer, editors and proof-readers.

Well–known or well known? Affect or effect? Majorca or Mallorca? Royal Family or royal family?

Spell check cannot be relied upon to help you with the trickier aspects of the English language. Even the most sophisticated writers of English will be faced with questions and problems in the quest for clear, elegant and correct writing.

The new paperback edition of the 'Collins Dictionary for Writers and Editors' answers these questions, and thousands of other usage conundrums, with a comprehensive collection of entries designed to sweep the minefield of the English language.

Whether you're a writer, proofreader or editor, for books, periodicals or websites, the 'Collins Dictionary for Writers and Editors' will be your essential reference. It contains accessible information covering everything from style and Americanization (or Americanisation), to proofreading marks and transliterations.

It also includes:

- abbreviations and acronyms

- misspellings

- compound words

- plurals

- capitalisation

- apostrophes

- titles
ISBN:
9780007203512
Publication Date:
01 / 08 / 2007
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
216 x 135mm

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