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Published: 03 June 2010

928 Pages

5-5/16 x 8 inches

ISBN: 9780199729951

Bookseller Code (13)

Pocket Oxford American Dictionary & Thesaurus

Third Edition

Oxford Languages

  • An all-in-one reference providing convenience, value, and the authority of Oxford Languages. The Pocket Oxford American Dictionary & Thesaurus is the ideal, all-in-one portable reference, with a dictionary and a thesaurus combined in one handy, integrated volume. A word's meanings, synonyms, and antonyms are given in the same entry, allowing the user access to all this information at a glance. The text is fully updated with the latest lexical content, informed by Oxford's extensive language research program including the Oxford English Corpus, a unique electronic database of more than two billion words that allows us to offer the fullest, most accurate picture of the English language today. Hundreds of new words cover computing, ecology, technology, and many other subjects. The Dictionary & Thesaurus includes helpful extra features such as a center Reference section, which includes thoroughly updated appendices. Within the text, usage tip boxes help users write more effective English. A completely

New to this Edition:

  • Redesigned, very clear, readable layout
  • Hundreds of 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"
  • Wordfinder section with thematic lists of words

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