Collins Dictionary

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This is a bibliography page, concerning a work to which reference is made elsewhere in this guide.

The publishing firm of William Collins Sons & Co (now a part of HarperCollins) has been publishing dictionaries since 1824. They now have two major English dictionaries:
Less historical in its approach than, for example, OED, the Collins English Dictionary aims to give a comprehensive picture of contemporary English vocabulary. This is exemplified by the use of the Birmingham University International Language Database (BUILD).