How Dictionaries are Written

In this section, you can find articles detailing the birth of some of our dictionaries: the first and second editions of the Macmillan English Dictionary, and the writing of the Macmillan Collocations Dictionary.

 
  • Macmillan English Dictionary

    Macmillan English Dictionary – How it was Created

    Editor-in-Chief, Michael Rundell, explains the background to the second edition of the Macmillan English Dictionary.

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  • Macmillan Collocations Dictionary

    Macmillan Collocations Dictionary

    Macmillan Collocations Dictionary: from start to finish

 

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