Colour Oxford English Dictionary

An authoritative and easy-to-use dictionary, containing 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions, and Better English, a centre section giving guidance on spelling and punctuation.

Author: Sara Hawker

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199607914

Category: Reference

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An authoritative and easy-to-use dictionary, containing 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions, and Better English, a centre section giving guidance on spelling and punctuation.
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Color Oxford English Dictionary

Based on the Oxford English Corpus, this reference provides a up-to-date selection of 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions given in a clear, simple style, avoiding technical language.

Author: Sara Hawker

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198614403

Category: Reference

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Based on the Oxford English Corpus, this reference provides a up-to-date selection of 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions given in a clear, simple style, avoiding technical language.
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Colour Oxford Dictionary Thesaurus

An authoritative and easy-to-use dictionary and thesaurus in one volume containing 45,000 words, phrases, and definitions and 65,000 synonyms.

Author: Oxford Dictionaries,

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0199607931

Category: Reference

Page: 800

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An authoritative and easy-to-use dictionary and thesaurus in one volume containing 45,000 words, phrases, and definitions and 65,000 synonyms.
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Compact Oxford English Dictionary of Current English

The coverage of essential English vocabulary and clear, accessible style make this revised edition of the 'Compact Oxford English Dictionary of Current English' ideal for general everyday use.

Author: Catherine Soanes

Publisher:

ISBN: UCSC:32106019298717

Category: Foreign Language Study

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This revised third edition finds words quickly with easy-to-use design; can get you extra help with thousands of real examples plus usage and grammar notes; and improves your writing with practical advice in the Effective English section. It contains 150,000 words, phrases and definitions.
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Colour Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus

The Colour Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus is a convenient, compact, and portable reference book to help with studies or to solve everyday language problems and puzzles, wherever you are.This third edition features a brand new colour layout ...

Author: Sara Hawker

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199579326

Category: English language

Page: 772

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The Colour Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus is a convenient, compact, and portable reference book to help with studies or to solve everyday language problems and puzzles, wherever you are. This third edition features a brand new colour layout. The thesaurus entry for a word sits directly alongside the dictionary entry so that you do not have to hunt around the page to find the word you are looking for. This new edition contains a centre section on 'Effective English' which covers the basics of writing English and how to get the best out of your thesaurus. Packed with help and information, the Oxford Colour Dictionary and Thesaurus is an ideal reference for home, school, or work.
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Paperback Oxford English Dictionary

This fully updated edition offers over 120,000 words, phrases, and definitions.

Author: Oxford Dictionaries,

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199640942

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1026

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This fully updated edition offers over 120,000 words, phrases, and definitions. It covers all the words you need for everyday use, carefully selected from the evidence of the Oxford English Corpus, a databank of 21st century English, containing over 2 billion words.The Factfinder centre section gives quick-reference entries on topics including famous people, countries, and science. Includes 3 months' access to Oxford Dictionaries Pro at oxforddictionaries.com.
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Concise Oxford English Dictionary

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.

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.
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Concise Oxford English Dictionary

Based on the authority of the Oxford English Corpus and the ongoing research of Oxford Dictionaries, this revised edition of the Concise Oxford English Dictionary, 11th edition contains over 240,000 words, phrases, and definitions, and ...

Author: Catherine Soanes

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: UCSC:32106018344132

Category: Electronic book

Page: 1740

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Based on the authority of the Oxford English Corpus and the ongoing research of Oxford Dictionaries, this revised edition of the Concise Oxford English Dictionary, 11th edition contains over 240,000 words, phrases, and definitions, and provides the most authoritative description of the English language. It offers rich vocabulary coverage, with full treatment of World English, rare, historical, and archaic terms, as well as scientific and technical vocabulary. This revised edition includeshundreds of new and up-to-date words, such as sudoku, agroterrorism, and bird flu, with a special focus on words and phrases used in business English eg. helicopter view, knowledge economy, and vulture fund. This edition retains such popular features as Word Histories, the Guide to Good English, and appendices on countries of the world, alphabets, and more. New to this edition is a compelling 'English Uncovered' supplement, which presents new findings from the Oxford English Corpus. Find out the most common words in our language, discover which words have the most meanings, and learn about the working of words beneath the surface. For UK only, there is a special promotion which will allow users to use a new SMS service to receive dictionary definitions direct to their mobile phone*. *Terms and conditions apply
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The Oxford Duden German Dictionary

This revised edition includes a full supplement detailing the changes to the German spelling system ratified in 1996.

Author: Dudenredaktion (Bibliographisches Institut)

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198601328

Category: English language

Page: 1712

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The highly acclaimed Oxford-Duden German Dictionary provides authoritative, comprehensive, and up-to-date coverage of modern English and German. The text has been designed to meet the needs of both English and German speakers, whether they wish to write or speak the foreign language ortranslate from it. This revised edition includes a full supplement detailing the changes to the German spelling system ratified in 1996. Over 260,000 words and phrases and 450,000 translations Comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of the general vocabulary of contemporary German and English Hundreds of example sentences showing words in use Extensive guidance on the selection of the correct translation Explanation of terms for which cultural or other differences prevent an exact translation Coverage of British and American English, and the German of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland Detailed grammatical information, including irregular plurals and past tenses Helpful appendices on a wide variety of subjects including: grammar, numerical expressions, weights and measures, and a letter-writing guide
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