Pocket Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Catherine Soanes
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198605713
Format: PDF, ePub
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This is a reissue of the ninth edition of the world's longest-established and best-selling pocket English dictionary. It is one of the new generation Oxford dictionaries derived from the database of the highly-acclaimed New Oxford Dictionary of English and is particularly user friendly with its elegant open design, with different elements starting on new lines. It offers excellent coverage of English as an international language, the defining style is straightforward and non-technical, andthousands of examples illustrate idiomatic usage. All irregular noun, verb, and adjectival inflections are spelled out in full, while guidance on grammar and good usage is provided by in-text notes. Additional features include Wordbuilder boxes giving information on related words and thematic tables on subjects such as countries, chemical elements, and nationalities. This title replaces ISBN: 0-19-861334-2.

Paperback Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Oxford Dictionaries,
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199640947
Format: PDF
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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. Includes 3 months' access to Oxford Dictionaries Pro at oxforddictionaries.com.

Lost for Words

Author: Lynda Mugglestone
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300106992
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Examines the hidden history through which the Oxford English Dictionary came into being in a study that traces the personal battles involved in chronicling an ever-changing language.

Paperback Oxford Canadian Dictionary

Author: Alex Bisset
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195420685
Format: PDF, Docs
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Based on the critically acclaimed best-selling Canadian Oxford Dictionary, the Paperback Oxford Canadian Dictionary offers all the authority of Oxford's flagship Canadian dictionary in a handy and affordable format. With 200,000 words, phrases, and definitions, it features over 1,800 uniquely Canadian words and senses. Definitions, worded for ease of comprehension, are presented so the meaning most familiar to Canadians appears first. Each of these entries is exceptionally reliable, the result of thorough research into the language and Oxford's unparalleled language resources. Designed to fulfill users' everyday reference needs, the Paperback Oxford Canadian Dictionary offers Canadians the essential vocabulary for everyday use.

Pocket Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Catherine Soanes
Publisher: OXFORD
ISBN: 9780198610298
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Pocket Oxford English Dictionary tenth edition is an updated and fully revised edition of the best-selling Pocket Oxford English Dictionary ninth edition, containing over 120,000 words, phrases, and definitions, with definitions even clearer than before. For the new edition there is lots of help with those aspects of the language (such as spelling, pronunciation, and usage) which cause most difficulties. In particular, there are hundreds of new spelling notes to help with tricky words that are commonly misspelled, extra usage notes giving advice on good English, and more help with pronunciations of difficult words. A new open design ensures that this dictionary is even more accessible and easier to use than ever before.

Little Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Sara Hawker
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199202980
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Packed with more than 107,000 definitions, the revised and updated edition of this popular, portable dictionary is completely up to date in its coverage.