Concise Oxford English Dictionary

Concise Oxford English Dictionary Read Concise Oxford English Dictionary Oxford University Press Now In Print Through Its Various Editions For Almost A Century, The Concise Oxford English Dictionary Is One Of The Most Popular Choices In Oxford S Renowned Dictionary Line, Selected By Decades Of Users For Its Up To Date And Authoritative Coverage Of The English Language This Revised Eleventh Edition Of The Concise Oxford English Dictionary Presents The Most Accurate Picture Of English Today It Contains Over 240,000 Words, Phrases, And Definitions, Providing Superb Coverage Of Contemporary English, Including Rare, Historical, And Archaic Terms, Scientific And Technical Vocabulary, And English From Around The World The Revised Edition Of The Dictionary Has Been Updated With Hundreds Of New Words Including Sub Prime, Social Networking, And Carbon Footprint All Based On The Latest Research From The Oxford English Corpus In Addition, The Dictionary Now Features An Engaging New Center Section, With Quick Reference Word Lists For Example, Lists Of Fascinating Words And Onomatopoeic Words , And A Revised And Updated English Uncovered Supplement, Which Examines Interesting Facts About The English Language Sprinkled Throughout The Text Are Intriguing Word Histories, Detailing The Origins And Development Of Numerous Words The Volume Also Retains Such Popular Features As The Hundreds Of Usage Notes Which Give Advice On Tricky Vocabulary And Pointers To Help You Improve Your Use Of English Finally, The Dictionary Contains Full Appendices On Topics Such As Alphabets, Currencies, Electronic English, And The Registers Of Language From Formal To Slang , Plus A Useful Guide To Good English With Advice On Grammar, Punctuation, And Spelling Authoritative And Up To Date, The Concise Oxford English Dictionary Offers Unsurpassed Coverage Of English, Perfect For Anyone Who Needs A Handy, Reliable Resource For Home, School, Or Office.

10 thoughts on “Concise Oxford English Dictionary

  1. says:

    I suppose through habit and school, this is my dictionary of first resort I do own four others including the Shorter Oxford It is accessible, sensible in its definitions and in the main authoritative.

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    A bit of a disjointed and wordy story about an Aardvark who goes through many, many random adventures as he searches for a xylophone that he can take to his friend the zebra at a zoo.

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    Brilliant One word comes after the other, just like you d want it to

  4. says:

    i guess i ll never be able to summarize this book.

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    MB NL

  6. says:

    I picked up my first copy in Europe and by their standards, there is no other

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    Mine copy didn t have the CD with it, but in every other way this is the edition I have I use this one most, and like the clear, concise, meanings in plain English But I also have the Shorter Oxford dictionary as well if I wish to look deeper for shades of meaning, perhaps in older texts where the meaning may have changed ...

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    My son gave me this dictionary for Christmas to replace the awful one we have been using the past nine or ten years Word origins and phrases are included, which is exactly what I wanted Recently I looked up t...

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    Before Auto Correct, this book saved my life.

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