Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition, defines the current, active vocabulary of American English and is updated on an ongoing basis. 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 4,664 pages. Measures 7.25" x 9.875" . Jacketed hardcover, thumb-notched binding.