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Author: Orin Hargraves
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Hundreds of words and expressions enter American English every year. Many of these words wither and die before being written or spoken by more than a handful of people, but a respectable number survive." "As the language changes, expanding to make room for new words, including slang, words borrowed from other languages, acronyms, and jargon, Oxford lexicographers are there, taking notes and writing definitions. A  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
New words.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
(OCoLC)607418813
Named Person: Englisch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Orin Hargraves
ISBN: 0195172825 9780195172829
OCLC Number: 54425045
Description: xvi, 320 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Using this dictionary --
Pronunciation key --
New words --
Finding new words --
Select bibliography --
Index by subject.
Responsibility: edited by Orin Hargraves.
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"New Words" contains more than 2500 new words, meanings, and derivatives. As the language changes, expanding to make room for new instances of slang, borrowed words, acronyms and jargon, Oxford  Read more...

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