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    Concise Oxford English Dictionary Epub × Concise vocabulary, and provides hundreds of helpful notes on grammar and usage The CD ROM version of the dictionary offers full text search functionality, instant look up from WindowsR documents, including email and the Internet, high quality spoken pronunciations for thousands of words, and interactive educational word games, making it ideal for family use, as well as for homework and school use New to this edition is a fascinating Word Histories feature, telling the often bizarre stories of the origins and development of hundreds of words For example, did you know that the word grammar is related to glamour, or that cockney used to mean a spoilt child This dictionary also 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."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 1728 pages
  • Concise Oxford English Dictionary
  • Oxford University Press
  • English
  • 05 August 2019
  • 9780198610472

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.


  2. says:

    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.


  3. says:

    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.


  5. says:

    MB NL


  6. says:

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


  7. says:

    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 over time That version does have a CD Rom, which is brilliant too, especially as it provides pronunciation It is here I go browsing wordsAnd yes I have another as well, but this one sits on my beside table with books I m currently reading and I tend to pick it up in case I need to look up something, so is in frequent use.


  8. says:

    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 the word plashy as it was used in a poem, and while the old dictionary did not contain this word, the new Oxford dictionary did Additionally, the Oxford dictionary has interesting appendices such as Prime Ministers and Presidents Out with the old dictionary and in with the new


  9. says:

    Wank.


  10. says:

    Before Auto Correct, this book saved my life.


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Concise Oxford English Dictionary[PDF / EPUB] Concise Oxford English Dictionary This is a major new edition of the world famous Concise Oxford English Dictionary, published together with a fully up to date text of the dictionary on CD ROM, containing over 240,000 words, phrases, This is a major new edition of the world famous Concise Oxford English Dictionary, published together with a fully up Concise Oxford Kindle - to date text of the dictionary on CD ROM, containing over , words, phrases, and definitions, including , new words It offers rich vocabulary coverage, with full treatment of World English, rare, historical, and archaic terms, as well as scientific and technical vocabulary, and provides hundreds of helpful notes on grammar and usage The CD ROM version of the dictionary offers full text search functionality, instant look up from WindowsR documents, including email and the Internet, high quality spoken pronunciations for thousands of words, and interactive educational word games, making it ideal for family use, as well as for homework and school use New to this edition is a fascinating Word Histories feature, telling the often bizarre stories of the origins and development of hundreds of words For example, did you know that the word grammar is related to glamour, or that cockney used to mean a spoilt child This dictionary also 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.


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Oxford University Press OUP , a department of the University of Oxford, is the largest university press in the world Concise Oxford Kindle - The university became involved in printing around , becoming a major source of Bibles, prayer books and scholarly works It took on the Oxford English Dictionary project in the late th century, and in order to meet the ever rising costs of the work, it expanded into publishi.