Concise Oxford English Dictionary

Concise Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Oxford Dictionaries,

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0199601089

Category: Reference

Page: 1728

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This centenary edition of the world-famous Concise Oxford English Dictionary presents the most accurate picture of English today.

Concise Oxford English Dictionary

Concise Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Angus Stevenson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199601110

Category: Reference

Page: 1728

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Offers definitions for English words and phrases, along with observations about the evolution of the dictionary since its first edition and tables that contain information for such topics as countries and chemical elements.

The Concise Oxford Dictionary

The Concise Oxford Dictionary

Author: Judy Pearsall

Publisher: Oxford University

ISBN: UOM:39015050809279

Category: English language

Page: 1818

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary is the most popular dictionary of its kind around the world and is noted for its clear, concise definitions as well as its comprehensive and authoritative coverage of the vocabulary of the English-speaking world. This revised edition brings the tenth editioncompletely up to date by the addition of hundreds of new words and meanings taken from Oxford's renowned data collection programme, with a special focus on fast-changing areas of the language such as new technology, e-commerce, fashion, and youth culture. In addition there is a new 40-page sectionincluding information on countries and nationalities, alphabets and accents, weights and measures, and a games and puzzles wordfinder. There is also a new grammar guide and a section covering the language emerging through new technologies such as SMS.

The Concise Oxford English Dictionary

The Concise Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Judy Pearsall

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198606907

Category: Reference

Page: 1708

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Offers definitions of more than 240,000 words and phrases, including recently coined words in such fields as technology and fashion.

Concise Oxford English Dictionary

Concise Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Catherine Soanes

Publisher:

ISBN: 0198608640

Category: Reference

Page: 1708

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In the eleventh edition of this popular dictionary, 240,000 words, phrases, and definitions are covered, including nine hundred new words, as well as rare, historical, and archaic terms, notes on grammar and usage, etymologies, and appendixes covering alphabets, currencies, electronic English, and language registers.

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics

Author: P. H. Matthews

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199675128

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 465

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This authoritative dictionary provides coverage across the field of linguistics, both the theoretical and the practical. In over 3,250 entries it clearly defines terms relating to phonetics, grammar, semantics, languages (spoken and written), dialects, and sociolinguistics.

Concise English Dictionary

Concise English Dictionary

Author: Wordsworth Editions, Limited

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

ISBN: 1840224975

Category: Reference

Page: 1106

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The perfect reference book for everyday use, it provides definitions written in clear, jargon-free language readily accessible to every level of reader.

Concise Oxford Thesaurus

Concise Oxford Thesaurus

Author: Sara Hawker

Publisher: Oxford

ISBN: UCSC:32106018763646

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 941

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This is a new edition of the Concise Oxford Thesaurus, with updated and improved text, new choices of synonyms, and a new design. The Concise Oxford Thesaurus is a comprehensive reference text for the bookshelf at home or in the office. Its usefulness means that it won't stay on the shelf, however. The thesaurus is the perfect tool to use to improve your writing style, whether you are composing a letter, essay or report, or writing creatively. It is also great for finding the word on the tip of your tongue, or for word games. The new centre section in this Concise Oxford Thesaurus contains lists of nouns from illnesses to insects, and vegetables to veins to give you the edge in solving crosswords and word puzzles, as well as being a useful encyclopedic reference. The Concise Oxford Thesaurus also contains Word Links to help you find related words. So, for example, look up the word 'night' and you will find 'nocturnal'; look up 'light', and you will find 'optics'. Hundreds more have been added new to this edition, helping you find the word you need every time. The thesaurus includes 12 months' access* to Oxford's premium online dictionary and thesaurus service, Oxford Dictionaries Online, updated regularly with the latest developments to words and meanings, so you will have the most accurate picture of English available. Find out more about our living language using Oxford Dictionaries Online. Hear how words are spoken with thousands of audio pronunciations, and access over 1.9 million real English example sentences to see how words are used in context. Improve your confidence in writing with helpful grammar and punctuation guides, full thesaurus information, style and usage help, and much more. *Available in selected markets (UK, Europe, Australia, Canada, and South Africa). Terms and conditions apply; please see www.oxforddictionaries.com/access for information.

Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Author: Susan Ratcliffe

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199567072

Category: Reference

Page: 594

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Based on the 7th ed. of the Oxford dictionary of quotations. Includes extensive coverage of literary and historical quotations and contains up-to-date material from today's influential literary and cultural figures. Includes 1,000 new quotes in categories such as catchphrases, film lines, official advice, and political slogans.