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The new Oxford American dictionary

Author: Frank R Abate; Elizabeth Jewell
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
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Provides definitions of thousands of words and phrases found in American English, with information on origins and usage; identifies notable people and places; and offers advice on grammar and spelling and other details.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Dictionary
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank R Abate; Elizabeth Jewell
ISBN: 019511227X 9780195112276 0195150600 9780195150605
OCLC Number: 47243976
Description: xxxvii, 2023 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Responsibility: edited by Frank Abate, Elizabeth J. Jewell.

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Produced by Oxford's US Dictionaries Program, and drawing on the guidance of American scholars and advisors, this dictionary offers a descriptive picture of American English. Oxford's American  Read more...

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