Webster's New World Dictionary : Over 60,000 entries - covering business, computer, and scientific terms; colloquial, idiomatic, and current slang expressions; and more. Updated and revised biographical and geographical database - with more than 2,000 new entries. Simple alphabetical listing for all entries - including prefixes and suffixes, abbreviations, foreign words and phrases, and biographical and geographical names. Concise, easy-to-understand definitions - many revised to reflect the latest research on usage and meaning. Precise and comprehensive pronunciation key - designed for quick, convenient reference. Updated page design and layout - modern, clear type appeals to the eye and makes for an easier-to-read reference tool. Complete A-to-Z preparation by the permanent lexicographical staff at Webster's New World College Dictionary - the word pros who prepared the acclaimed Fourth College Edition.