This new edition of the "Collins Pocket Dictionary and Thesaurus" has a fresh, updated text as well as many new features. The Collins presentation shows dictionary and thesaurus entries on the same page for one-stop lookup. The completely revised and updated texts have been compiled using the latest information on current English from the Bank of English, Collins' unique and constantly updated 450 million word database. Spelling help is given for all irregular forms of words, and pronunciation help is given for all difficult words. Grammar, usage and writing tips give advice on using English correctly and effectively. The dictionary text includes a symbol indicating words with matching thesaurus entries. The matching thesaurus text gives the key synonym first, highlighted so that the user can see immediately which sense of the word is being referred to. Antonyms are included for key thesaurus entries.