The Oxford Dictionary of Current English

The Oxford Dictionary of Current English

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This is a completely revised and updated edition of a popular and best-selling dictionary. It is the most authoritative, comprehensive, and up-to-date dictionary of its size available, one specially designed to be quickly and easily used in everyday life.
Offering over 65,000 concise and readable entries--10,000 new to the second edition--The Oxford Dictionary of Current English gives over 75,000 definitions, and provides usage notes that reflect the very latest patterns in the way English is both written and spoken. Completely up-to-date, the dictionary includes new words such as ageism, crop circle, ecu, karaoke, and peace dividend. In addition, there is spelling help for irregular forms, many example sentences, and unabbreviated, easy-to-follow etymologies. The new edition also now lists compound words as main headwords, and clearly divides word senses, making it more accessible than ever.
For business people, writers, students, and anyone who wants to use English correctly and effectively, The Oxford Dictionary of Current English is an indispensable reference tool.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1993.
Edition: Second edition
ISBN: 9780192831279
Branch Call Number: REF423 Oxf1992 h7wo 01
423 Oxf1992 h7wo 01
REF423 Oxf1992 h7ma 01
Characteristics: xiii, 1074 pages ; 18 cm.
Additional Contributors: Thompson, Della F.


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