This new edition is an indispensable guide to the English language. Part of the Collins Gem range - the world's best-selling mini dictionaries - it provides dictionary definitions and thesaurus synonyms on the same page for incomparable quick and easy reference. This book provides the most up-to-date words, clear definitions and accessible same-page dictionary and thesaurus texts - all in the handy and portable Gem format. In addition to the wide range of definitions and synonyms, it has a handy and practical supplement on punctuation and spelling rules. With its clear layout and matching dictionary and thesaurus entries on the same page, you can be confident to find all the latest words you need - and fast!