Dictionaries

Longman has been leading the way in English dictionaries since 1755.  The range includes a huge variety of dictionaries from the Longman Francolin Illustrated School Dictionary with 500 entries to the comprehensive Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English with 230 000 words.

Our monolingual English dictionaries feature best-sellers like the Longman South African School Dictionary and the Longman Active Study Dictionary.

Bilingual dictionaries include the new Longman-HAT school dictionaries. Pearson is the proud keeper of the HAT, the Handwoordeboek van die Afrikaanse Taal, and we are using it to build a fine collection of innovative Afrikaans dictionaries.

Bilingual dictionaries include the new Longman-HAT school dictionaries. Pearson is the proud keeper of the HAT, the Handwoordeboek van die Afrikaanse Taal, and we are using it to build a fine collection of innovative Afrikaans dictionaries.

Our specialist dictionaries include the Illustrated Maths Dictionary and the Longman Business English Dictionary, study dictionaries like the Longman’s Student Companion and crossword dictionaries compiled by the doyen of South African crosswords, Louisa Pansegrouw.

We also introduce young children to the wonderful world of words with our multimedia picture dictionaries.

All our titles are kept well abreast of the latest curriculum developments and include additional material to develop language and dictionary skills.

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