Little Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Sara Hawker
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199202980
Size: 10,29 MB
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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.

Little Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Oxford Dictionaries Staff
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ISBN: 9780199533312
Size: 15,80 MB
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A magenta pink velvet cover limited edition of the Little Oxford English Dictionary, offering the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary. Based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus, a unique databank with hundreds of millions of words of English, it provides a fresh selection of 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions. Definitions are given in a clear, simple style, avoiding technical language, and are easier to understand than ever before, and thereare hundreds of notes on spelling and grammar to help you get it right. The Factfinder centre section gives easy access to information on topics such as countries and their capitals, kings and queens, and weights and measures, as well as help with spelling and punctuation.

The Little Oxford Dictionary Of English Grammar

Author: Sylvia Chalker
Editor: Oxford University
ISBN: 9780198602101
Size: 10,56 MB
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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 Thesaurus

Author: Maurice Waite
Editor: Oxford University
ISBN: 9780198614494
Size: 20,83 MB
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Offers the accurate coverage of essential vocabulary for all your writing needs. This title provides 140,000 alternative and opposite words, and gives the closest and most frequently used synonyms first, making it quick and easy to use. It is suitable for those who want to increase their vocabulary or improve their writing skills.

The Little Oxford Dictionary Of Current English

Author: George Ostler
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198612988
Size: 12,26 MB
Format: PDF
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Long a light and portable favorite, this dictionary has sold millions of copies worldwide through its various editions. Now available in a completely revised new edition, this convenient volume includes more than 51,000 entries with 56,000 definitions, new usage notes, enhanced guidance on spellings, extended coverage of technical and scientific terms, and more.

Little Oxford Dictionary Of Proverbs

Author: Elizabeth Knowles
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191084247
Size: 10,33 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.

Little Oxford Dictionary Of Quotations

Author: Susan Ratcliffe
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199654506
Size: 16,47 MB
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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.

Little Oxford Dictionary And Thesaurus

Author: Charlotte Livingstone
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN:
Size: 14,56 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

Author: Ibrahim Saad
Editor: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN:
Size: 15,47 MB
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This Dictionary is an abridged edition of The Oxford English-Urdu Dictionary, which was translated and compiled by Shanul Haq Haqqee, the renowned scholar, lexicographer, and an authority on the Urdu language. It contains more than 40, 000 entries and about 50, 000 definitions. This dictionary includes features such as tips on good grammar as well as punctuation.

The Little Oxford Guide To English Usage

Author: E. S. C. Weiner
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN:
Size: 12,25 MB
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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.