By Angus Stevenson

Now in print via its numerous variations for nearly a century, the Concise Oxford English Dictionary is among the preferred offerings in Oxford's popular dictionary line, chosen by way of many years of clients for its updated and authoritative assurance of the English language.
This revised 11th version of the Concise Oxford English Dictionary provides the main actual photo of English at the present time. It includes over 240,000 phrases, words, and definitions, offering wonderful assurance of latest English, together with infrequent, old, and archaic phrases, medical and technical vocabulary, and English from world wide. The revised version of the dictionary has been up to date with hundreds and hundreds of recent words--including sub-prime, social networking, and carbon footprint--all in response to the most recent learn from the Oxford English Corpus. moreover, the dictionary now beneficial properties an attractive new middle part, with quick-reference observe lists (for instance, lists of interesting phrases and Onomatopoeic Words), and a revised and up to date English exposed complement, which examines fascinating evidence in regards to the English language. Sprinkled during the textual content are exciting note Histories, detailing the origins and improvement of diverse phrases. the amount additionally keeps such well known gains because the hundreds of thousands of utilization notes which offer suggestion on tough vocabulary and tips that could assist you enhance your use of English. eventually, the dictionary comprises complete appendices on subject matters similar to alphabets, currencies, digital English, and the registers of language (from formal to slang), plus an invaluable advisor to reliable English with recommendation on grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
Authoritative and recent, the Concise Oxford English Dictionary bargains unsurpassed assurance of English, ideal for somebody who wishes a convenient, trustworthy source for domestic, university, or workplace.

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