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The new Oxford American dictionary

Author: Frank R Abate; Elizabeth Jewell
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contains alphabetically arranged entries that provide over 250,000 definitions of English words, with pronunciations, and syllable breaks, and includes biographical and geographical entries, illustrations, language guidance, and etymological information.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank R Abate; Elizabeth Jewell
ISBN: 019511227X 9780195112276
OCLC Number: 820884237
Description: xxxvii, 2023 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
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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