Webster's New World College Dictionary

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Author: Webster's New World College Dictionaries

Publisher: Webster's New World

ISBN: 9780544166066

Category: Reference

Page: 1728

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Provides a dictionary to the English language, including new words, Americanisms, illustrations, and biographical and geographical entries that reflect recent changes.

Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fifth Edition

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Author: Webster's New World College Dictionaries

Publisher: Webster's New World

ISBN: 9781328859440

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1728

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Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fifth Edition, presents the very best a college dictionary can offer, with all the user-friendly qualities that have distinguished the Webster's New World name for decades. A clear and accessible defining style, compelling feature notes, full-page tables and charts, hundreds of drawings that complement the definitions, and authoritative guidance on usage and style points make this the perfect dictionary for use at school, at the office, or at home. This edition has been updated for 2018 with dozens of new words and senses and hundreds of revisions.

Webster's New World Dictionary, Fifth Edition

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Author: Webster's New World College Dictionaries

Publisher: Webster's New World

ISBN: 9780544785670

Category: Reference

Page: 752

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A new paperback edition based on "Webster's New World College Dictionary, "fifth edition, the official dictionary of the AP.

Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fifth Edition

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Author: Editors Of Webster's New World College Dictionaries

Publisher: Webster's New World

ISBN: 9780544598225

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Page: 1728

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"Webster s New WorldCollege Dictionary, Fifth Edition," presents the very best a college dictionary can offer, with all the user-friendly qualities that have distinguished the Webster's New World name for decades. A clear and accessible defining style, compelling feature notes, full-page tables and charts, hundreds of drawings that complement the definitions, and authoritative guidance on usage and style points make this the perfect dictionary for use at school, at the office, or at home. This edition has been updated for 2016 with dozens of new words and senses and hundreds of revisions."

Webster's New World Dictionary

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Author: Victoria Neufeldt,Andrew N. Sparks,Webster's New World

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0743467515

Category: Education

Page: 704

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Highlighted by more than sixty thousand entries, including technical terms, and two hundred illustrations, a handy-sized desk dictionary features concise definitions, pronunciations, etymologies, notes on usage, updated biography and geography sections, and an easy-to-read type font. Reprint.

The Oxford-Duden German Dictionary

German-English, English-German

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Author: Clark Thyen,Oxford,ed Clark,John Bradbury Sykes,Dudenredaktion (Bibliographisches Institut),Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198602484

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 1728

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This new edition provides an up-to-date and complete picture of contemporary German, including spelling changes ratified in 1996. Featured are more than 260,000 words, sample sentences, and maps. Thumb-indexed.

Die Amerikanische Sprache

Das Englisch der Vereinigten Staaten

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Author: H. L. Mencken,Heinrich Spies

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3663161374

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 180

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Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer Book Archives mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser Titel erschien in der Zeit vor 1945 und wird daher in seiner zeittypischen politisch-ideologischen Ausrichtung vom Verlag nicht beworben.

Armageddon's Glorious End

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Author: David R. Manzano

Publisher: TEACH Services, Inc.

ISBN: 1479608270

Category: Religion

Page: 210

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This latest contribution to the understanding of the Bible’s final book will be a welcomed addition to anyone’s personal library. The author is quick to admit that Revelation has many strange images and perplexing elements. However, he is just as quick to stress that these images and elements are not the focus. The Apostle John, in writing this apocalyptic volume, centers the attention on Jesus Christ, the only hope for those who have accepted Him as Lord and Savior, as well as those who still need to. Many people know Revelation for its striking, confusing symbolism. Many of these people would experience less confusion if they realized that most of these symbols are borrowed by the beloved disciple from other parts of the Bible. Manzano is faithful and responsible in allowing the Bible to interpret itself and establishing the Old Testament, especially the book of Daniel, as the foundation for decoding Revelation’s “mysteries.” As Bible prophecy continues to unfold, and this world continues to unravel like a cheap sweater, the frustration and turmoil that ensues will dissipate by the encouraging tone of this book. Readers are subsequently prompted to dive into Revelation and study afresh to reconnect with the Lamb/King around whom its messages revolve.

Beides sein

Roman

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Author: Ali Smith

Publisher: Luchterhand Literaturverlag

ISBN: 3641172411

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Ali Smith schreibt wie sonst keine. In ihrem preisgekrönten neuen Roman verbindet sie zwei Leben, die über fünfhundert Jahre auseinanderliegen: George, ein Mädchen von heute, das die Faszination der Beobachtung entdeckt, und den Werdegang eines Freskenkünstlers aus der italienischen Renaissance. Mit Witz, sprachlicher Brillanz und einer ansteckenden Freude am Spiel mit Formen, Zeiten, Wahrheiten und Fiktionen erzählt die britische Autorin vom Abenteuer der Kunst, vom Sehen und Gesehenwerden, vom Wunder, ein Mensch zu sein. »Beides sein« ist ein Roman über die Gegensätze von Mann und Frau, von Leben und Tod, von Vergangenheit und Gegenwart und über die Sehnsucht, diese Gegensätze zu vereinen, da sie erst vereint ein Ganzes bilden. »Beides sein«, das sind zwei Geschichten, die ein Ganzes bilden: Da ist die Geschichte von George, einem Mädchen von heute, das um seine ganz plötzlich verstorbene Mutter trauert. George hält ihre Erinnerungen fest, vor allem die Reise nach Italien, als sie mit ihrer Mutter und ihrem kleineren Bruder Henry den Palazzo Schifanoia in Ferrara besuchten, der mit Fresken ausgemalt ist. Der Künstler der schönsten Fresken in diesem »Palast gegen die Langeweile« aus dem 15. Jahrhundert war Francescho del Cossa. Diese Erinnerungen, die Entdeckung des Sehens und Beobachtens und eine Freundschaft bringen George langsam wieder ins Leben zurück. Und dann ist da das Leben von Francescho del Cossa, dem Renaissancekünstler, dessen Werdegang zum Hofmaler bei Borsa d’Este alles andere als einfach war und dessen ungewöhnliche Geschichte auf verblüffende, höchst vergnügliche Weise auf die des Mädchens George trifft ...

The Art of Editing in the Age of Convergence

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Author: Brian S. Brooks,James L. Pinson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317192486

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 410

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The Art of Editing in the Age of Convergence remains the most comprehensive and widely used text on editing in journalism. This latest edition continues to shift the focus toward online multimedia as more and more people get their news that way. Amid these changes, the authors continue to stress the importance of taking the best techniques learned in print and broadcast editing and applying them to online journalism. The reality is that most people now often first learn of breaking news on Facebook or Twitter, and therefore the challenge for journalists in this new media world is distinguishing the quality and dependability of their work from all the fake news and propaganda memes, now so common online. This book is designed to help serious news providers produce a product that is well-edited and grounded in the best practices of journalism.

Is English Changing?

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Author: Steve Kleinedler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351114050

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 194

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Is English changing? To what degree is it changing? Is this change good or bad? In answering these questions, Is English Changing? provides a lively and concise introduction to language change, refuting commonly held misconceptions about language evolution as we understand it. Showing that English, like all living languages, has historically changed and continues to change, this book: analyzes developments in the lexicon, the way words are spoken or written, and the way in which speakers and writers use words; offers a basic overview of the major subfields of linguistics, including phonetics, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and sociolinguistics, all viewed through the prism of language change; discusses change over time with examples from Old English, Middle English, and Modern English; reinforces important concepts with examples from other languages, including Spanish, Japanese, and Czech; clearly defines key terms and includes advice on rules, usage, and style, as well as ample annotated further reading and activities throughout. Aimed at undergraduate students with little or no prior knowledge of linguistics, this book is essential reading for those studying this topic for the first time.

The Heavenly Way

G - L

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Author: Michael Ross Stancato

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1469759810

Category: Religion

Page: 660

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A Bible subject concordance that lists scripture references into subjects and also provides the necessary word definitions used in the references. It is very time-saving and convenient to use by not having to search and locate each reference for each subject.

The Associated Press Stylebook 2016

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Author: The Associated Press,

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0465093388

Category: Reference

Page: 600

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The 2016 edition of The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law includes nearly 250 new or revised entries – including lowercasing internet and web. The AP Stylebook is widely used as a writing and editing reference in newsrooms, classrooms and corporate offices worldwide. Updated regularly since its initial publication in 1953, the AP Stylebook provides fundamental guidelines for spelling, language, punctuation, usage and journalistic style. It is the definitive resource for journalists. Changes in the 2016 Stylebook include: • 50 new and updated technology terms, including emoji, emoticon and metadata • 36 new and updated entries in the food chapter, from arctic char to whisky/whiskey, and eight new and updated entries in the fashion chapter, including normcore and Uniqlo • New entries discouraging the use of child prostitute and mistress; restricting spree to shopping or revelry, not killing; and using the number of firefighters or quantity of equipment sent to a fire, not the number of alarms • DJ is now allowed on first reference, and spokesperson is recognized, in addition to spokesman and spokeswoman • New guidance on the terms marijuana, cannabis and pot; cross dresser and transvestite; accident and crash; notorious and notoriety • A new entry on data journalism With invaluable additional sections on the unique guidelines for business and sports reporting and on how you can guard against libel and copyright infringement, The AP Stylebook is the one reference that all writers, editors and students cannot afford to be without.

Ars poetica

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Author: Quintus Horatius Flaccus

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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Prophet der sechs Provinzen

Roman

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Author: Robin Hobb

Publisher: Penhaligon Verlag

ISBN: 3641183693

Category: Fiction

Page: 896

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Ein alter Feind, ein neues Bündnis – doch niemand vertraut dem anderen. Fitz Weitseher hat Prinz Pflichtgetreu befreit und ist mit ihm nach Bocksburg zurückgekehrt. Nun steht der Heirat des Prinzen mit Prinzessin Elliania von den Roten Korsaren scheinbar nichts mehr im Weg. Doch die Anspannung im Volk der Sechs Provinzen und der Widerstand der Adligen wächst stetig, und selbst Bocksburg ist nicht mehr sicher. Widerstrebend willigt Fitz ein, den Prinzen zu beschützen und ihn in der Gabe zu unterrichten. Da trifft er auf einen Anwender dieser magischen Fähigkeit, der sie weit effektiver als er selbst einzusetzen vermag; von dem niemand wusste – und der Haus Weitseher zu Grunde richten könnte ... Dieses Buch ist bereits unter dem Titel »Der goldene Narr« im Bastei-Lübbe Verlag erschienen.

Die Narben der Gewalt

Traumatische Erfahrungen verstehen und überwinden

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Author: Judith Herman

Publisher: Junfermann Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3955717631

Category: Psychology

Page: 352

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Dieses Buch ist das Ergebnis jahrzehntelanger Forschung und praktischer Arbeit mit Opfern sexueller und häuslicher Gewalt. Es spiegelt zudem die vielfältigen Erfahrungen der Autorin mit zahlreichen anderen traumatisierten Patienten wider, vor allem mit Kriegsveteranen und Terroropfern. 2015 fasste Judith Herman die neuesten Forschungen und Entwicklungen zusammen und ergänzte somit ihren Klassiker, der nie an Aktualität verloren hat. "Das Buch von Judith Herman ist eines der wichtigsten und gleichzeitig lesbarsten Bücher der modernen Traumaforschung. Es sollte in allen universitären Seminaren zum Thema psychische Traumatisierungen zur Pflichtlektüre gehören." - Dr. Arne Hofmann

The New York Times Manual of Style and Usage, 5th Edition

The Official Style Guide Used by the Writers and Editors of the World's Most Authoritative News Organization

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Author: Allan M. Siegal,William Connolly

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 1101903228

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

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The premier source for journalists, now revised and updated for 2015. Does the White House tweet? Or does the White House post on Twitter? Can "text" be a verb and also a noun? When should you link? For anyone who writes--short stories or business plans, book reports or news articles--knotty choices of spelling, grammar, punctuation and meaning lurk in every line: Lay or lie? Who or whom? That or which? Is Band-Aid still a trademark? It's enough to send you in search of a Martini. (Or is that a martini?) Now everyone can find answers to these and thousands of other questions in the handy alphabetical guide used by the writers and editors of the world's most authoritative news organization. The guidelines to hyphenation, punctuation, capitalization and spelling are crisp and compact, created for instant reference in the rush of daily deadlines. The 2015 edition is a revised and condensed version of the classic guide, updated with solutions to problems that plague writers in the Internet age: · How to cite links and blogs · How to handle tweets, hashtags and other social-media content · How to use current terms like “transgender,” or to choose thoughtfully between "same-sex marriage" and "gay marriage" With wry wit, the authors have created an essential and entertaining reference tool. From the Trade Paperback edition.