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Pocket Oxford American Dictionary and Thesaurus

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ISBN: 9780199729951
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"The Pocket Oxford American Dictionary & Thesaurus" is the ideal all-in-one portable reference, with a dictionary and thesaurus combined in one handy, integrated volume.
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  • Paperback
    $31.48
ISBN: 9780199729951
ANNOTATION:
"The Pocket Oxford American Dictionary & Thesaurus" is the ideal all-in-one portable reference, with a dictionary and thesaurus combined in one handy, integrated volume.

Annotation

"The Pocket Oxford American Dictionary & Thesaurus" is the ideal all-in-one portable reference, with a dictionary and thesaurus combined in one handy, integrated volume.

Publisher Description

An all-in-one reference providing convenience, value, and the authority of Oxford dictionaries. The Pocket Oxford American Dictionary & Thesaurus is the ideal, all-in-one portable reference, with a dictionary and a thesaurus combined in one handy, integrated volume. A word's meanings, synonyms, and antonyms are given in the same entry, allowing the user access to all this information at a glance. The text is fully updated with the latest lexical content, informed by Oxford's extensive language research program including the Oxford English Corpus, a unique electronic database of more than two billion words that allows us to offer the fullest, most accurate picture of the English language today. Hundreds of new words cover computing, ecology, technology, and many other subjects. The Dictionary & Thesaurus includes helpful extra features such as a center Reference section, which includes thoroughly updated appendices. Within the text, usage tip boxes help users write more effective English. A completely redesigned interior lends an open, readable look that makes this reference accessible and easy to use. All this in a convenient paperback format, perfect for home, school, or work.

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Table of Contents

Guide to the Dictionary and Thesaurus Pocket Oxford American Dictionary and Thesaurus Reference Section

Review

"Appealing....A useful choice."--American Reference Book Annual

Long Description

An all-in-one reference providing convenience, value, and the authority of Oxford dictionaries.The Pocket Oxford American Dictionary & Thesaurus is the ideal, all-in-one portable reference, with a dictionary and a thesaurus combined in one handy, integrated volume. A word's meanings, synonyms, and antonyms are given in the same entry, allowing the user access to all this information at a glance.The text is fully updated with the latest lexical content, informed by Oxford's extensive language research program including the Oxford English Corpus, a unique electronic database of more than two billion words that allows us to offer the fullest, most accurate picture of the English language today. Hundreds of new words cover computing, ecology, technology, and many other subjects.The Dictionary & Thesaurus includes helpful extra features such as a center Reference section, which includes thoroughly updated appendices. Within the text, usage tip boxes help users write more effective English.A completely redesigned interior lends an open, readable look that makes this reference accessible and easy to use. All this in a convenient paperback format, perfect for home, school, or work.

Review Text

"Appealing....A useful choice."--American Reference Book Annual

Feature

Selling point: Integrated dictionary and thesaurus texts Selling point: Convenient, portable format Selling point: Helpful in-text features and extra reference information Selling point: Powered by Oxford's extensive language research program and the 2-billion-word Oxford English Corpus Selling point: 150,000 entries, synonyms, and senses

Product Details

Language
English
Edition
3rd
ISBN-10
0199729956
ISBN-13
9780199729951
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Short Title
PCKT OXFORD AMER DICT & THE-3E
Pages
893
Year
2010
Publication Date
2010-06-03
Country of Publication
United States
Audience
General/Trade
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Author
Oxford University Press
Subtitle
Third Edition
Edited by
Oxford Dictionary