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Concise Oxford American dictionary.

Publisher: Oxford, England ; New York, NY : Oxford University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: This new dictionary packs an extraordinary amount of information into a handy book that is practical, dependable, affordable, and easy to read. Based on the groundbreaking flagship dictionary of Oxford's US Dictionaries program, the New Oxford American Dictionary, this concise edition includes more than 180,000 entries and definitions, complete with pronunciations, parts of speech,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
ISBN: 9780195304848 0195304845
OCLC Number: 63108399
Notes: "Based on the acclaimed New Oxford American Dictionary, 2nd edition"--Jacket.
Description: xviii, 1128 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Staff --
Preface --
Introduction --
How to use this dictionary --
Key to the pronunciations --
Key to the abbreviations --
Concise Oxford American Dictionary --
Ready reference --
Commonly misspelled words --
Guide to punctuation --
Common cliches to avoid --
Redundant expressions --
Proofreader's marks --
Usage notes --
How words are built: prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms --
States of the United States of America --
Presidents of the United States of America --
Countries of the world --
Chemical elements --
Standard weights and measures with metric equivalents and conversions.
Other Titles: New Oxford American dictionary.
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Based on the groundbreaking "New Oxford American Dictionary," this concise edition includes more than 180,000 entries and definitions, complete with pronunciations, parts of speech, syllabification,  Read more...

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