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Oxford dictionary of English.

Author: Catherine Soanes; Angus Stevenson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed., rev.View all editions and formats
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"The Oxford Dictionary of English provides the most complete and accurate picture of the English language today. The dictionary is unique in that it places the central and most frequent meanings of each word first, followed by secondary and technical senses, slang, idioms, and historical and archaic senses. This enables you to identify new senses of existing words and to be at the forefront of how language  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Soanes; Angus Stevenson
ISBN: 0198610572 9780198610571
OCLC Number: 60512565
Notes: Previous edition: Oxford dictionary of English / edited by Judy Pearsall and Patrick Hanks, 2003.
Description: xxi, 2088 pages ; 28 cm
Other Titles: New Oxford dictionary of English.

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A revised and updated edition of the foremost single-volume dictionary of current English. Replaces ISBN 0-19-861347-4  Read more...

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"For all its entries, the Oxford has good clear definitions, excellent descriptions of word origins, and plenty of usage boxes." Richard Bell, Writing Magazine

 
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