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Published: 27 January 2011

1440 Pages | Black and white / Greyscale

234 x 157mm

ISBN: 9780195982183

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Oxford South African Concise Dictionary

Second Edition

  • An updated edition of South Africa's most comprehensive reference dictionary, ideal for use by high school and tertiary students, as well as libraries, families and businesses.
  • Unique South African content (headwords, usage notes, definitions, pronunciations), updated to include new curriculum and new general words.
  • Easy to understand etymologies for all root words (key in new curriculum).
  • Useful encyclopaedic middle/extra matter for South Africa, e.g. history of SA English, SA presidents and prime ministers, Some SA national and provincial statistics, SA languages, etc.
  • Over 200,000 entries, including hundreds of new words and terms.
  • Around 2,000 South African words authoritatively explained.
  • Exceptionally clear definitions using straightforward English.
  • Tricky points of grammar and usage made clear, with offensive words signposted.

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