The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary

The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary PDF
Author: Lesley Brown
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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by Lesley Brown, The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary books, The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary is the most significant dictionary of the decade. Freshly abridged from the acclaimed Second Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary, it represents the ultimate authority on contemporary and historical English, next to the OED itself. Incorporating a wealth of newly researched material, it includes all the key features of the OED in just two volumes, making it the top-of-the-range Oxford dictionary for eveyday use. Both current and historical English are covered in its 220,000 entries, including such neologisms as dweeb,sellathon, masculist, and winterim. Its 500,000 definitions are illustrated with 87,000 quotations from 10,000 authors, each showing precisely how a word has been used over the centuries. New 'contributors' range from Stephen King to Keri Hulme, Doris Lessing to Seamus Heaney. Each entry provides a wealth of information, including history and meaning, pronunciation, entymology, definitions, varient spellings, irregular inflections, quotations, idiomatic phrases and combinations, and a precise record of a word's use. No other general dictionary can provide access to sucha comprehensive account of the English language. * All the key features of the OED in just two volumes * Covers English from 1700 to today * 220,000 entries and over 500,000 definitions * 87,000 illustrative quotations from 10,000 authors * Four million words of text * Thousands of rare words, as well as the very latest vocabulary * Up-to-date pronunciation systems * Generous coverage of English around the world



Shorter Oxford English Dictionary

Shorter Oxford English Dictionary PDF
Author: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195219555
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Category : Reference
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by Oxford University Press, Shorter Oxford English Dictionary Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Shorter Oxford English Dictionary books, bull Features: 83,000 illustrative quotations from 7,000 authors All major words in English used after 1700 Details of rare and obsolete words



Shorter Oxford English Dictionary

Shorter Oxford English Dictionary PDF
Author: William R. Trumble
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ISBN: 9780198604570
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by William R. Trumble, Shorter Oxford English Dictionary Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Shorter Oxford English Dictionary books, A major new edition to the world's most comprehensive guide to the English language, this volume is updated with more than 3,000 new words and meanings in a new open layout.



Shorter Oxford English Dictionary

Shorter Oxford English Dictionary PDF
Author: William R. Trumble
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ISBN: 9780198608691
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by William R. Trumble, Shorter Oxford English Dictionary Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Shorter Oxford English Dictionary books, The Fifth Edition of the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary is a complete update of the most authoritative reference work for current and historical English, and is based on the 20 volume Oxford English Dictionary. This special combination book and CD-ROM set allows you to obtain the maximum benefits from the text. The Fifth Edition provides more than half a million definitions, and incorporates over 3,000 new words and meanings, together with many new illustrative quotations from modern authors (for example, J.K. Rowling, Helen Fielding, John Grisham, and Yann Martel). In total there are over 83,000 illustrative quotations from 7,000 authors. There is extensive coverage of scientific and technical English as well as English from around the world. The Dictionary is written on historical principles: entries show the historical development of words by listing meanings chronologically and giving datings for the first use of each sense. All major words used in English after 1700, as well as vocabulary from Shakespeare, Milton, Spenser, and the King James Bible, are included; many rare and obsolete words are also defined. In addition, the CD-ROM offers a new, modern and accessible entry



Shorter Oxford English Dictionary On Historical Principles

Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles PDF
Author: Catherine Bailey
Publisher: Oxford
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Shorter Oxford English Dictionary On Historical Principles

by Catherine Bailey, Shorter Oxford English Dictionary On Historical Principles Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Shorter Oxford English Dictionary On Historical Principles books, Encompassing all words current in general English from 1700 to the present day, this dictionary provides more than 500,000 definitions and more than 83,000 quotations from seven thousand authors.



Shorter Oxford English Dictionary On Historical Principles

Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles PDF
Author: Angus Stevenson
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199233250
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by Angus Stevenson, Shorter Oxford English Dictionary On Historical Principles Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Shorter Oxford English Dictionary On Historical Principles books, Encompassing all words current in general English from 1700 to the present day, this dictionary provides more than 600,000 definitions and more than 85,000 quotations from seven thousand authors.



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Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles  N Z PDF
Author: William R. Trumble
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Pocket Oxford English Dictionary

Pocket Oxford English Dictionary PDF
Author: Catherine Soanes
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198605713
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Pocket Oxford English Dictionary

by Catherine Soanes, Pocket Oxford English Dictionary Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Pocket Oxford English Dictionary books, 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.



Shorter Oxford English Dictionary

Shorter Oxford English Dictionary PDF
Author: Oxford Dictionaries,
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780199206872
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Shorter Oxford English Dictionary

by Oxford Dictionaries,, Shorter Oxford English Dictionary Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Shorter Oxford English Dictionary books, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary is an abridgement of the twenty-volume Oxford English Dictionary into just two volumes, providing a comprehensive description of the historical development of English together with superb coverage of the contemporary language.