Little Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Sara Hawker
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199202980
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Packed with more than 107,000 definitions, the revised and updated edition of this popular, portable dictionary is completely up to date in its coverage.

The Little Oxford Dictionary Of Current English

Author: Oxford University Press
Editor: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press
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A concise dictionary that defines the present accepted usage for terms and phrases, as well as their meaning

Little Oxford Dictionary Of Proverbs

Author: Elizabeth Knowles
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191084247
File Size: 65,20 MB
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Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs features over 2,000 proverbs and sayings from around the world, arranged across 250 subjects - from 'Books' and 'Borrowing' to 'Dreams' and 'Drink'. Each theme has a short introduction giving an overview of the proverbial treatment of the topic and each proverb is accompanied by information on its date, source, and meaning. Not only is this book a pleasure to browse but it is ideal for quick reference with its comprehensive index that makes it easy to find the exact phrase you're looking for. Beautifully produced and designed, it is the perfect gift for anyone who loves language. Drawing on Oxford's ongoing dictionary research and language monitoring, the second edition of this delightful book adds phrases that have come to prominence, or increased in popularity, since publication of the first edition, such as 'Never waste a good crisis' and 'Dress for the job you want, not for the job you have', which add a contemporary flavour to the selection of more traditional English proverbs, and the popular sayings used in the English-speaking world from Asia, Africa, Middle East, and many other cultures. Find phrases on all aspects of life in this fascinating little book.

The Little Oxford Dictionary Of Current English

Author: George Ostler
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Little Oxford Dictionary

Author: Angus Stevenson
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ISBN: 9780195664249
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The Little Oxford Dictionary Of English Grammar

Author: Sylvia Chalker
Editor: Oxford University
ISBN: 9780198602101
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Designed as both an accessible introduction and lasting reference guide to English grammar, this Dictionary contains all the accepted grammatical terms used in English today, along with some of the old traditional names. Its clear A-Z arrangement makes it easy for the user to locate an individual item. At the same time, over twenty tables and diagrams and careful cross-referencing help to explain grammar as a coherent and meaningful system. An appendix, new to this revised edition, covers many of the common problems encountered in writing English and shows you how to avoid them.

Little Oxford Dictionary Of Word Origins

Author: Julia Cresswell
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199683638
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Did you know that coconut derives from the Spanish and Portuguese coco for 'grinning face'? Or that giraffes used to be called camelopards? Or that walrus has its origin in Dutch, meaning 'whale horse'.The Little Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins includes 1,000 word histories arranged across 100 wide-ranging themes, from food to phobias, from the universe to love. Featuring words with interesting or surprising origins, it is an irresistible collection of word histories, including dates of origin and an authoritative account of each word's derivation. Beautifully produced and attractively designed, this fascinating volume is a pleasure to browse. It also features a useful index so you can quickly find just the word you are looking for. It is the perfect gift for word lovers and for anyone with an interest in the English language.Readership: Anyone with an interest in words and their origins and in the richness of the English language.

Little Oxford Dictionary Of Quotations

Author: Susan Ratcliffe
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199654506
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Covering more than three hundred topics, including "Children" and "Last Words," and more than five thousand entries, this amusing reference tool provides witticisms for all occasions for writers, students, and business people alike.

The Little Oxford Dictionary And Thesaurus

Author: Sara Hawker
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ISBN: 9780198602255
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The Little Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus provides an authoritative dictionary and an extensive easy-to-use thesaurus all in one. Designed to be a convenient and comprehensive reference work, individual entries contain both dictionary definitions for an accurate and up-to-date guide to the language as well as thesaurus synonyms to increase your vocabulary and improve your style. Where thesaurus synonyms are slang, derogatory or old-fashioned uses of words, they are labelled to give you guidance. This new `Little' Oxford book will be useful on many occasions, from writing a letter to solving a crossword puzzle. This revised edition also contains a new reverse dictionary supplement, which provides a guide to related words, a vocabulary builder, and a puzzle-solver all in one.

Little Oxford Gift Box

Author: Elizabeth Knowles
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199683598
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The perfect gift for every occasion, the Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations and the Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs offer a choice of famous words from great minds or the wise sayings of ordinary folk to add colour to any subject or special event.

Shorter Oxford English Dictionary On Historical Principles Vol Ii

Author: comp. LITTLE
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The Little Oxford Guide To English Usage

Author: E. S. C. Weiner
Editor: Oxford University Press
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Based on the highly successful Oxford Guide to English Usage, The Little Oxford Guide is a handy subject-by-subject guide to good English, pointing out pitfalls and how to avoid them. Clear advice is given on spelling, punctuation, grammar, pronunciation, and difficult and misused words.Quotations from authors ranging from Shakespeare to Martin Amis illustrate points of usage.Including all the key advice to help you speak and write better English, this practical reference provides the ideal companion to The Little Oxford Dictionary and The Little Oxford Thesaurus.

Australian Little Oxford Dictionary

Author: Mark Gwynn
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ISBN: 9780195569346
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This compact and comprehensive dictionary is the ideal reference companion for the office, home or travel. Oxford's Australian dictionaries offer a unique combination of Australian and International English usage. The Australian Little Oxford Dictionary was written for those who need a compact guide to the spelling and meaning of words in the English language today. In addition to words and meanings, the dictionary also provides assistance on correct usage and style. This dictionary contains up-to-date content in the light of evidence collected by the Australian National Dictionary Centre and the Oxford Dictionaries Department.

Oxford English Mini Dictionary

Author: Oxford Dictionaries
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199640963
File Size: 12,29 MB
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An easy-to-use dictionary containing 90,000 up-to-date words, phrases, and definitions.

Little Oxford Dictionary And Thesaurus

Author: Charlotte Livingstone
Editor: OXFORD
ISBN:
File Size: 65,37 MB
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Tired of flipping back and forth between a dictionary and a thesaurus, searching for just the right word? This second edition of the Little Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus, combines (joins, unifies, links, connects, integrates, merges, etc.) two superb language resources, allowing users to find both definitions and synonyms under the same entry quickly and easily. Available in the US for the first time, this dictionary and thesaurus is the smallest hardback in the Oxford range, offering a convenient, compact, and portable reference book to help with studies, everyday language problems, or cross-word puzzles and other word games, wherever you happen to be. The easy-to-use layout places the thesaurus entry for a word directly alongside the dictionary entry so that you no longer have to search the page to find the word you're looking for. A center section gives encyclopedic information such as lists of countries and capitals, rivers and lakes, kings, queens, and prime ministers, as well as collective nouns, helping you to broaden your knowledge of language and of the world. Packed with help and information, the Little Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus is the ideal small reference book for home, school, or work. Features include: � Convenient, easy-to-use format combining definition and synonyms in each entry � Over 40,000 words, phrases, and definitions, and over 65,000 synonyms, drawn from Oxford's acclaimed language database � Center section with encyclopedic information including lists of countries, capitals, prime ministers and more, as well as collective nouns � Integrated text allows you to find meanings and synonyms quickly and easily

Little Oxford Dictionary Thesaurus And Wordpower Guide

Author: Sara Hawker
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780198607076
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The Oxford Dictionary And Usage Guide To The English Language

Author: Maurice Waite
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
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Provides over 51,000 dictionary entries which contain definitions and pronunciations, and includes the rules to proper English usage based on current trends