Longman Active Study English—Chinese Dictionary (Second Edition) is a good dictionary which applies to the Intermediate English learners. It aims at helping them to consolidate their English foundations ulteriorly and have deeper understandings about this language from every aspect, then enhancing their abilities of learning and using English.
Comparing with other dictionaries of the same kind, this one shows its own features as following:
On the one hand, the content contained is very rich.
There are more than 45,000 entries and 55,000 sample sentences. Among which, it embodies about 2000 new words created in the 21st century to keep up with the development of our time.
Moreover, because the language teaching and learning focus more and more on the training of communication ability, this dictionary offers many materials of oral English as well, which can help users improve their language social ability.
Besides those above, it also provides other information, such as the usages and useful pattern of words, study notes, colored illustrations and six appendices of applied English knowledge which include word building, geographical names, list of irregular verbs , and so the forth.
On the other hand, this dictionary has its particular ways of showing the words’ definitions.
Firstly, this dictionary gives brief definitions of words by 2000 words in common use, which is called the Longman Defining Vocabulary. Furthermore, this dictionary uses the sample sentences that are not only simple enough but also closely linked with our daily life to support the paraphrases and makes them more understandable and acceptable.
Secondly, there are so many meanings of one word, how to arrange them seems to be a headache for the compliers. This dictionary arranges the words’ definitions according the information of the appearance frequency of words in Longman’s data-base. The users can compare and select the words that can express their meaning correctly by the information offered.
What’s more, it also use one to three signs of * to mark the words which are among the 1000—3000 most general words, such as, “***” belongs to the 2001—3000 most general words while “*apart” belongs to the 1000 most general words. This ensures the accurate use of word without fail.
On all accounts, Longman Active Study English—Chinese Dictionary (Second Edition) objectively and roundly reflects the characteristics of modern English from the aspects of compiling and arranging definitions, selecting good sample sentences, describing the usage …
Readers will regard it as a beneficial friend in their English learning.
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Longman Active Study English—Chinese Dictionary (Second
Edition) is a good dictionary for the Intermediate English
learners. It aims at helping them to consolidate their English
foundations ulteriorly (wrong choice of word) and have
deeper understandings about this language from every aspect, then
enhancing their abilities of learning and using English.
Comparing with other dictionaries of the same kind, this dictionary
shows the following features:
On the one hand, the content contained is very rich. (The
whole sentence doesn't add anything to your writing)
There are more than 45,000 entries and 55,000 sample sentences. Among
which,
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sentence) The dictionary embodies (incorporates) about
2000 new words created in the 21st century (redundant,
implied in "new") to help us keep up with the
development of
(redundant) our time.
Moreover, because the (delete) language teaching and
learning focus more and more on the training of (delete)
communicative ability, this dictionary offers many
materials
(be specific) of oral English as well, which can
help users improve their language social (doesn't make
sense) ability.
Besides (words deleted), it also provides other
information, such as the usages and useful pattern of words,
study notes, colored illustrations and six appendices of applied
English knowledge which include word building, geographical
names, list of irregular verbs , and so the (delete)
forth.
On the other hand (wrong transition), this dictionary has
its particular ways of showing word definitions.

Firstly, this dictionary gives brief definitions of the most
commonly used 2000 words
, which is called the Longman
Defining Vocabulary. Furthermore, this dictionary uses the sample
sentences that are not only simple enough but also closely linked
with our daily life to support the paraphrases and makes them
more understandable and acceptable.
Secondly, there are so many meanings of one word, how to arrange
them seems to be a headache for the compliers. This dictionary
arranges the word definitions according to appearance
frequency of words in Longman’s data-base. The users can
compare and select the words that can express their meaning
correctly by the information offered. (don't know what you mean)
What’s more, it also use (agreement) one to three asterisk
to mark the words which are among the 1000—3000 most
general words, such as, “***” belongs to the 2001—3000
most general words while “*apart” belongs to the 1000
most general words. This ensures the accurate use of word without
fail
(awkward).
On all accounts, Longman Active Study English—Chinese
Dictionary (Second Edition) objectively and roundly reflects the
characteristics of modern English from the aspects of compiling
and arranging definitions, selecting good sample sentences,
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Readers will regard it as a useful reference tool in their
English learning
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