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Published: 30 March 1989

21728 Pages

ISBN: 9780198611868

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The Oxford English Dictionary

20 Volume Set

Second Edition

Edited by John Simpson and Edmund Weiner

A Clarendon Press Publication

  • Integrates the material from the original OED and the Supplement into one alphabetical sequence
  • Completely redesigned and reset to enhance readability
  • Replaces James Murray's pronunciation system with the International Phonetic Alphabet
  • Treats over a half-million words, illustrating definitions with over 2.4 million quotations