Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 September 2010

928 Pages

5-5/16 x 8 inches

ISBN: 9780199739271

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Oxford American Desk Dictionary & Thesaurus

Third Edition

  • Integrated dictionary and thesaurus texts
  • Two books in one convenient volume
  • Helpful usage tips throughout the text
  • Center reference section of essential ready reference
  • Powered by Oxford's extensive language research program and the 2-billion-word Oxford English Corpus
  • Discover more about English using our fully integrated online dictionary and thesaurus, updated regularly so you can see the latest changes to the language. Plus audio pronunciations, guides to grammar and spelling, and much more

New to this Edition:

  • Hundreds of new words and meanings
  • Thoroughly updated
  • New entries include many computing, ecology, and technology words, such as "phishing," "webcam," "biodiversity," "carbon footprint," and "ringtone"
  • Other new words include "scooch," "bro," and "sudoku"
  • New clear, readable layout