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For kids elderly 6 and over, this best-selling illustrated dictionary comprises complete sentence definitions and child-friendly instance sentences in addition to vibrant illustrations and images, color headwords and an A-Z on each web page.

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Bamboo NOUN Bamboo is a kind of grass with strong hollow stems which are useful as garden canes or for making furniture. ban bans, banning, banned VERB If someone is banned from doing something, they are told by people in charge that they must not do it. banana bananas NOUN A banana is a long yellow fruit which grows on trees in hot countries. See Fruit on page 260 band bands NOUN 1 A band is a small number of people, like a gang of robbers or a group of musicians. NOUN 2 A band can also be a strip of material such as iron, cloth or rubber.

You can make bubbles with soapy water. Fizzy lemonade has bubbles, too. bucket buckets NOUN A bucket is a container with a handle, often used for carrying water. buckle buckles NOUN A buckle is a fastening on the end of a belt or strap. bud buds NOUN A bud is a small lump on a plant which will open into a leaf or flower. Buddhist Buddhists NOUN A Buddhist is someone who follows the teachings of Buddha. budgerigar budgerigars NOUN Budgerigars are small brightly-coloured birds, often kept as pets.

Other dictionary features Pronunciation is how you say a word. Some words can be spelled the same, but sound different and mean different things – these words are called homographs. This dictionary gives you pronunciation help for some words, including homographs. For example: tear tears, tearing, tore, torn (rhymes with fear) NOUN 1 Tears are the drops of liquid that come out of your eyes when you cry. (rhymes with fair) VERB 2 If you tear something, such as paper or fabric, you pull it apart.

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