This first edition of the Collins Popular English Dictionary is specially tailored to meet your everyday needs at home, school, and the office. With this dictionary you can find all the words and definitions you need, as it boasts a comprehensive coverage of the language we use every day.
As with other Collins dictionaries, the Collins Popular English Dictionary has been compiled with ease of use in mind. The layout is clear and clutter-free, taking you to the information you want with the minimum of fuss.
We have included usage notes and spelling tips throughout the text, providing the reader with a wealth of useful advice on common errors and how to avoid them. We have also given special attention to new words entering the language, such as credit crunch, renewables, and social networking. The Collins Popular English Dictionary also includes a substantial supplement, Punctuation, offering helpful advice on how to punctuate effectively while avoiding common mistakes.