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The American college dictionary (eBook, 1947) [WorldCat.org]
The American college dictionary Author: Clarence Lewis Barnhart Publisher: New...
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In 1947 Random House launched its first dictionary, the celebrated American College Dictionary. Today, half a century later, the publisher is recognized as one of the premier lexicographic houses in North America, noted for its careful attention to new vocabulary, both standard and nonstandard. Fittingly, Random House marks its 50th anniversary in the dictionary business with these two major publications, both of which will be familiar to librarians. Volume 2 (H-O) of the slang dictionary, which adds about 10,000 main...
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Development[ edit ]
Many scholars participated in the development of the dictionary with over 300 specialists assisting.  For medical and psychological in the dictionary, many physicians in the New York City area where Random House was headquartered gave their assistance.  In 1947, the dictionary was published, being edited by Clarence Barnhart and was based primarily on The New Century Dictionary, an abridgement of the Century.   It was originally sold for $5.00 and included 1432 pages. 
Later adaptations[ edit ]
In the late 1950s, it was decided to publish an expansion of the American College...
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