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This dictionary boasts a collection of 11000 single-character entries, under
which are to be found some 220000 multiplecharacter entries, including 20000
idioms and phrases and 8000 new expressions which have emerged over the past
decade. As many as 200000 technical terms are incorporated in these entries.
Entries under each character are arranged according to the alphabetical
order of Hanyu Pinyin. Four user-friendly indices are attached to
this Dictionary, namely (1) Hanyu Pinyin Syllable Index, (2) Hanyu
Pinyin Index, (3) Radical Index, and (4) Stroke Number Index. --This
text refers to the Library Binding edition.