Collins English Dictionary 12th edition
Collins English Dictionary is a rich source of words for everyone who loves language. This new edition and linked Thesaurus includes the latest words to enter the English language as well as a wide range of biographical and encyclopaedic entries. Usage notes give advice on using the right word in the right place, and thousands of etymologies trace the roots of modern English. All definitions, examples, idioms, and usage notes are based on the Collins Corpus ? our unrivalled and constantly updated 4.5 billion-word database of today’s English.