The Encarta Essential English Dictionary is a companion to global English that fits neatly into a briefcase or college holdall. Packed in among more than 64 000 headwords you will find innovative features to enable correct use of English: * 200 Usage Notes provide answers to common language queries * 200 Spellchecks highlight typical spelling blunders * 1 000 incorrect spellings featured as headwords and cross-referred to the correct form * 700 Synonym essays suggest alternative words. The Encarta Essential English Dictionary brings full and up-to-date coverage of English to your fingertips including business and computing terms science words place names and biographical entries. Tables maps photos line drawings and the brief histories of over 1 000 words bring alive the English language. There is also a guide to Internet research. Language is a powerful tool. Read the new pocket manual.