The fourth edition of this dictionary offers learners of English detailed coverage of the language. Containing hundreds of new words and thousands of definitions written in simple, natural English, it is easy to use and understand. The examples, which have all been taken from the Bank of English, have been revised and updated for this edition, and are valuable in providing context for words and phrases. Grammatical information and additional information on synonyms, pragmatics and frequency is shown in the "Extra Column", making it easily accessible. New to this fourth edition is the identification of thousands of set grammatical structures, particularly useful to learners of English. In addition, it includes useful illustrations covering a range of topics and "Access to English" - a supplement containing hundreds of practical phrases helping with important structures in areas such as essay-writing, business correspondence and job applications.