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Waite, Maurice

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Works: 37 works in 281 publications in 2 languages and 4,435 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Juvenile works 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, ed
Classifications: PE1628, 423
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Publications about Maurice Waite
Publications by Maurice Waite
Most widely held works by Maurice Waite
Concise Oxford English dictionary by Catherine Soanes( Book )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 692 libraries worldwide
"The guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, covering both current and historical usage. It defines the language of the entire English-speaking world, from North America to South Africa, from Australia and New Zealand to the Caribbean. Oxford extends the same expertise to the range of dictionaries derived from it, including the Concise Oxford English Dictionary." "Oxford dictionaries are thoroughly researched and up to date. They are the dictionaries of choice for professionals, teachers, academics, parents, and those learning English as a second language. A major new edition of this dictionary offers the most authoritative description of the English language, with up-to-date coverage of more than 240,000 words, phrases, and meanings."--Résumé de l'éditeur
Oxford paperback dictionary and thesaurus by E. M Kirkpatrick( Book )
54 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
Searchable database of a thesaurus covering 300,000 alternative and opposite words
The new Oxford thesaurus of English by Patrick Hanks( Book )
24 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 401 libraries worldwide
"The leading single-volume English thesaurus explores the richness of the English language with hundreds of thousands of synonyms and antonyms, and thousands of example sentences drawn from the Oxford English Corpus; finds the word you need quickly with carefully chosen and arranged synonyms; broadens your vocabulary and finds solutions to word puzzles and crosswords with hundreds of thematic word lists; and helps express yourself more accurately with hundreds of 'Choose the Right Word' boxes exploring the difference between similar words."--Jacket
New Oxford spelling dictionary by Maurice Waite( Book )
24 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
"The New Oxford Spelling Dictionary is the quick and reliable way to check spelling and word division. Spellings are based on the Oxford language research programme, the largest in the world. The Dictionary includes both primary (preferred) and secondary breaks for every suitable word - offering essential guidance for writers, editors, typesetters, and proofreaders needing to make reliable and consistent decisions relating to line endings"--Jacket
Concise Oxford thesaurus ( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
The 'Concise Oxford Thesaurus' provides coverage of over 300,000 synonyms and antonyms, making it the ideal reference tool to improve your writing style or find the word you need to solve that crossword or puzzle
Oxford compact thesaurus by Maurice White( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Helping you get the best out of a thesaurus, this writing guide contains a two-colour text design, thousands of new example sentences, and Word Link panels to help improve your vocabulary
The Oxford American Thesaurus of Current English by Benjamin Gottfried Zimmer( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Find world meanings and synonyms easily in one handy volume. A center section with weights and measures, countries of the world, and other facts, plus a punctuation guide. Usage tips to help you write more effectively
Oxford dictionary and thesaurus ( Book )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
"Every day we collect thousands of examples of words in order to monitor English as it is being used by everyone, everywhere, every day. This body of language forms the Oxford English Corpus, a unique electronic database that makes it possible for us to see exactly how English is developing and to discover exciting facts about our language." "Now containing more than a billion words, the Oxford English Corpus gives us the most up-to-date information available about how words and meanings are changing - and means that Oxford dictionaries offer the fullest, most accurate picture of the English language today."--Jacket
The Oxford color dictionary by Maurice Waite( Book )
16 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Colour Oxford dictionary and thesaurus by Sara Hawker( Book )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Providing integrated dictionary and thesaurus entries for quick and easy reference, The Oxford Color Dictionary and Thesaurus offers guidance on spelling and meaning, as well as giving pronunciations for awkward words. Now in a new easy-to-use color layout, this outstanding reference includes 36,000 dictionary definitions, over 73,000 thesaurus synonyms, and example phrases and labels to help you find exactly the word you need. Ideal for home, school, or travel, The Oxford Color Dictionary and Thesaurus is an indispensable reference tool
The little Oxford dictionary of current English by George Ostler( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and Chinese and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Ben ci dian de te dian shi shou ci liang da, shi yi jian ming, ti ji xiao, bian yu xie dai shi yong. ben ci dian gong shou tiao mu 51000 yu tiao, chu ji ben ci hui wai, hai shou lu le da liang shi xin de ke ji ji bai ke ci hui
Paperback Oxford English dictionary ( Book )
5 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
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
Pocket Oxford English dictionary ( Book )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
This dictionary offers 120,000 words, phrases, and definitions. Particularly suitable for students, it is also a handy dictionary for the home and office. It covers all the words you need for everyday use, and has excellent coverage of curriculum vocabulary. With clear, concise definitions there is a great deal of help with difficult aspects of the English language such as spelling, pronunciation, and usage. In particular, there are hundreds of spelling notes to help with tricky words that are commonly misspelled, extra usage notes giving advice on proper English, and help with the pronunciations of difficult words. The open design ensures that this dictionary is even more accessible and easier to use than ever before
The Penguin pocket thesaurus by F Carney( Book )
14 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Compact Oxford thesaurus ( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
The Oxford dictionary and English usage guide ( Book )
8 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Oxford large print dictionary, thesaurus, and wordpower guide by Catherine Soanes( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Compact Oxford thesaurus for university and college students by Sara Hawker( Book )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
"In this Thesaurus, you will find all the words you need for your studies, improve your writing and achieve better results with the Effective Writing for College and Career centre section, and access more advice on English language essentials and how to write well with the Online Resource Centre. Features clear and attractive colour design so you find what you need quickly. Over 250,000 synonyms and antonyms."--Jacket
Little Oxford thesaurus ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
 
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