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Macmillan English Dictionary 2nd edition

The second edition of the Macmillan English Dictionary now contains a wealth of new material, while building on the innovative features that won it two prestigious awards. By identifying in red the most important 7,500 words an advanced learner needs to be able to use, the Macmillan English Dictionary helps give students the confidence and ability to write and speak accurate English.

This new edition offers learners a rich supply of writing help, with Get it right boxes throughout the dictionary for accuracy and a 50-page Improve your Writing Skills section for fluency.

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Information on using your CD ROM.

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I am having an issue with my Macmillan Dictionary CD-ROM. What should I do?

Steps to follow if you are having an issue with the Macmillan Dictionary CD-ROM.

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What are the system requirements for my Macmillan Dictionary CD-ROM?

System requirements for the Macmillan Dictionary CD-ROM.

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How do I register my CD-ROM for new updates?

​It is now possible to register yourself for all the free services that Macmillan English Dictionary Online has to offer and you no longer need to contact us in order to register. 

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I have installed my Macmillan Dictionary CD-ROM but it continues to ask me to insert the CD-ROM. Why is this happening?

You will need to insert the CD-ROM once every 30 days due to security protection of our CD-ROMs.

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What is the Macmillan Online Dictionary?

The Macmillan Online Dictionary is a free online dictionary.

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Is the Macmillan Dictionary CD-ROM compatible with Mac operating systems?

Unfortunately, the Macmillan Dictionary CD-ROM is not compatible with Macs.

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Why are certain words not appearing in the online dictionary?

Information on why certain words are not in the online dictionary.

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Why do some words appear in red and are marked with stars?

Information on the words that appear in red.

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