Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 December 2008

384 Pages

5-1/8 x 7-3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199543694

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Oxford Dictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases

Second Edition

Edited by Andrew Delahunty

  • Covers 6,000 entries from over 40 languages
  • Details the history and usage of each entry, many with illustrative quotations.
  • New full-page feature panels detailing fascinating extra information
  • Appendix lists entries by country so you can easily search for words from a specific language
  • Up-to-date: extensive coverage of words new to English in the 21st Century

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