'The depth of detail and extended coverage of this new edition is remarkable, and the typesetting - always a critical feature of a phonetics dictionary - exemplary. It will rank as one of the major publishing achievements of the decade.' Professor David Crystal
'A wonderful addition to any student or teacher library ... ' EL Gazette , 1997
'It is an excellent response by Cambridge (which has inherited 'Jones' from Dent) to its Longman rival, the Longman Pronunciation Dictionary (1990) ... ' English Today, 1997
'I have no hesitation in thoroughly reommending this new edition for all reference collections.' Reference Reviews, 1997
'A copy of the EPD would be a valuable addition to any English department.' IATEFL Newsletter Issue no.140, 1997
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The Cambridge English Pronouncing Dictionary is the ultimate guide to pronunciation in English. Thousands of pronunciations not shown in general dictionaries are included, from people and places, to words from science, technology and literature. The 17th edition is edited by three of the most distinguished phonetics scholars working today. • NEW! Up-to-date entries including general vocabulary and people and places in the news • NEW! Lively study pages help with common areas of difficulty • Clear, accessible layout with 80,000 entries and 220,000 British and North American pronunciations using the International Phonetic Alphabet • 200 information panels explaining phonetics terminology