Journals Higher Education

£10.99

Paperback

Published: 11 March 2010

432 Pages

198x129mm

ISBN: 9780199543687


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Oxford Dictionary of Foreign Words and Phrases

Second Edition

Edited by Andrew Delahunty

Oxford Quick Reference

  • Contains 6,000 entries drawn from over 40 languages
  • Details the history and usage of each word or phrase, many with illustrative quotations
  • Full-page feature panels provide fascinating in-depth information
  • Appendix lists entries by country so you can easily search for words from a specific language
  • Extensive coverage of words new to English in the 21st Century

New to this Edition:

  • Expanded coverage of terms new to the English language in the 21st Century
  • 100 new entries including sudoku, e pluribus unum, and galactico
  • Details the history and usage of each word or phrase, many with illustrative quotations
  • 12 full-page feature panels providing fascinating extra information
  • Fully revised definitions to enhance browser appeal
  • Virtual thumb-tabs for ease of use
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