Chambers Students' Dictionary features comprehensive and advanced coverage of vocabulary from various subjects at GCSE and Scottish Standard Grade level. Definitions explain the concepts without oversimplifying, while additional notes explore the origin and development of hundreds of words. A helpful supplement focuses on writing in academic and other contexts, encouraging students to convey their knowledge skilfully and effectively.Chambers Students' Dictionary not only has been thoroughly researched, but it has also been compiled with the advice and editorial input of teachers, ensuring that it meets the real needs of students today.
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