The Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition, defines the current, active vocabulary of American English and is updated on an ongoing basis. This durable, laminated version features more than 225,000 definitions and over 42,000 usage examples. Includes newly added words and meanings across a variety of fields including technology, entertainment, health, science, and society. Special sections include A Handbook of Style, Foreign Words and Phrases, Biographical Names, and Geographical Names. Includes 1,664 pages. Measures 7.25" x 9.875". Laminated hardcover, plain-edged binding.