Paperback Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Oxford Dictionaries,
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199640947
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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.

Paperback Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Catherine Soanes
Publisher: OXFORD University Press
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Offers a dictionary text, plus a Factfinder centre section giving information on people, places, and events, as well as thematic lists of facts. This dictionary covers the words you need for everyday use, and is useful for puzzle and crossword-solving. It is ideal for reference at home, at school, or in the office.

The Paperback Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Catherine Soanes
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198604549
Format: PDF, ePub
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This new edition of the Paperback Oxford English Dictionary combines a dictionary with encyclopedic information in a handy paperback format. It is the ideal reference book whether at home or in the office, offering all the benefits of a traditional dictionary with over 120,000 words, phrases, and definitions, guidance on grammar and usage in the shape of in-text notes, and thousands of example sentences showing words in use. Integrated into the dictionary are also over 4,700 entries on people and places highlighted on the page by way of a distinctive new design, while a generous supplement provides information on a wide range of subjects, from prime ministers and presidents to wedding anniversaries and alphabets.

Paperback Oxford Large Print Dictionary Thesaurus and Wordpower Guide

Author: Sara Hawker
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198610786
Format: PDF
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The Paperback Oxford Large Print Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Wordpower Guide provides three books in one lightweight, easy-to-hold format. The dictionary has over 40,000 words, phrases, and definitions, while the thesaurus offers more than 75,000 alternative words. The dictionary and thesaurus entries are presented in a clear, open design, with separate dictionary and thesaurus sections matching on each page. The Wordpower Guide helps you to expand your vocabulary, and contains sections onforeign words and phrases, collective names for animals and birds, tips on commonly confused words, and a unique Wordbuilder. Its clear page layout, endorsed by and designed in association with the Royal National Institute of the Blind, offers enlarged fonts, larger margins, generous line-spacing, and good quality paper, making it quick and easy to find the word you need. Special attention has been given to the binding and choice of paper, ensuring that there is minimum 'glare' and 'show-through'. Ideal for both adults and school students, particularly those with visual impairment, the Paperback Oxford Large Print Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Wordpower Guide is a valuable reference tool for use at home, school, or the office. Portable and affordable, it is the perfect companion to the Paperback Oxford Large Print Dictionary and the Paperback Oxford Large Print Thesaurus.

The Oxford Duden German Dictionary

Author: Clark Thyen
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198602484
Format: PDF, Docs
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This new edition provides an up-to-date and complete picture of contemporary German, including spelling changes ratified in 1996. Featured are more than 260,000 words, sample sentences, and maps. Thumb-indexed.

Oxford Dictionary of English

Author: Angus Stevenson
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199571120
Format: PDF
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19 pages of contents in middle of book between end of L and beginning of M

Fremder in einer fremden Welt

Author: Robert A. Heinlein
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 3641032733
Format: PDF, ePub
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Der Mann vom Mars Die erste Mars-Expedition ist auf dem roten Planeten abgestürzt, und erst zwanzig Jahre später erreichen erstmals wieder Menschen den Nachbarplaneten. Sie finden Michael Valentine Smith, einen jungen Mann, der als Kind die Katastrophe überlebt hat und von Marsianern erzogen wurde, und nehmen ihn mit zur Erde. Die Heimatwelt seiner Eltern ist für ihn eine fremde, unverständliche Welt, und er verwendet seine mentalen Kräfte dazu, sie zu verändern. Damit wird er für die einen zum Messias, und für die anderen zu einem Feind, den man mit allen Mitteln bekämpfen muss ...

Paperback Oxford Canadian Dictionary

Author: Alex Bisset
Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195420685
Format: PDF
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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.