Pocket Oxford American Dictionary and Thesaurus

Author: Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199729956

Category: Reference

Page: 893

View: 8340

"The Pocket Oxford American Dictionary & Thesaurus" is the ideal all-in-one portable reference, with a dictionary and thesaurus combined in one handy, integrated volume.
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The Australian Concise Oxford Dictionary

Author: Bruce Moore

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780195517729

Category: Australianisms

Page: 1678

View: 3806

This fourth edition provides an authoritative description of Australian and International English and is available for the first time with handy thumb index indicators.
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The Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus

Author: Elizabeth Jewell

Publisher: Oxford

ISBN: 9780195307153

Category: Reference

Page: 1008

View: 4236

A unique reference that combines the best features of both dictionary and thesaurus, this revolutionary volume is available in a convenient paperback format perfect for anyone who finds themselves frequently in need of an amplified vocabulary.
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Oxford Mini Dictionary and Thesaurus

Author: N.A

Publisher: OXFORD

ISBN: 9780199239924

Category: Reference

Page: 772

View: 3422

A compact, portable tool containing over 40,000 words, phrases, and definitions, and over 65,000 synonyms.
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Oxford American Desk Dictionary & Thesaurus

Author: Oxford University Press

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199739277

Category: Reference

Page: 928

View: 9433

An all-in-one reference providing convenience, value, and the authority of Oxford dictionaries. The Oxford American Desk Dictionary & Thesaurus Third Edition is the ideal all-in-one 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 of essential ready reference. Within the text, usage tip boxes help users write more effective English. A completely redesigned interior lends an open, readable look that makes this reference accessible and easy to use. Find out more about our living language using Oxford Dictionaries Online - updated regularly with the latest changes to words and meanings, so you have the most accurate picture of English available. Use the thousands of audio pronunciations to hear how words are spoken. Improve your confidence in writing with helpful grammar and punctuation guides, full thesaurus information, style and usage help, and much more. Discover more on oxforddictionaries.com, Oxford's hub for dictionaries and language reference.
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Oxford Mini Thesaurus

Author: Oxford Dictionaries,

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199666148

Category: Reference

Page: 576

View: 8365

An easy-to-use thesaurus containing over 120,000 synonyms and antonyms.
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Oxford American Dictionary

Author: Eugene Ehrlich,Stuart Berg Flexner,Gorton Carruth,Joyce M. Hawkins

Publisher: Avon

ISBN: 9780380607723

Category: Reference

Page: 1120

View: 7226

The one dictionary for americans who need to use their language well.
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Barron's Pocket Dictionary & Thesaurus

Author: Robert Allen

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series

ISBN: 9780764143052

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 784

View: 6755

This revised edition of the popular Barron’s Dictionary & Thesaurus packs more than 40,000 words with their definitions and synonyms into a handy pocket-sized book. The new edition is small enough so that students can conveniently fit it into a backpack, carry to classes, and use as a reliable reference when writing essays and term papers. It’s a two-in-one word guide, with the top portion of each page serving as a standard pocket dictionary and the bottom part of the page set up in a thesaurus format. Headwords in both sections are printed in color. Each dictionary headword is followed by its part of speech and definition. Every thesaurus headword—in addition to its list of synonyms—comes with an example sentence that uses the word in its standard context. The thesaurus section offers a total of approximately 100,000 synonyms for the book’s headwords. Corresponding dictionary and thesaurus entries are always cited on the same page for fast, easy reference.
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Oxford School Dictionary & Thesaurus

Author: Oxford Dictionary,

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780192756916

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 800

View: 3587

The Oxford School Dictionary & Thesaurus is a comprehensive one-stop shop for definitions, curriculum vocabulary, spelling, grammar, and punctuation as well as synonyms and writing tips. It is ideal students finishing primary and going on to secondary school. Easy to use and with a sturdy binding, it is the perfect one volume reference tool.
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Little Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Sara Hawker

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199202980

Category: Reference

Page: 818

View: 2278

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.
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Oxford American Writer's Thesaurus

Author: N.A

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199829926

Category: Reference

Page: 1050

View: 9321

Features more than three hundred thousand synonyms and ten thousand antonyms, as well as nearly two hundred collections of nouns to add detail to writing and quick guides to easily confused words.
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Pocket School Dictionary and Thesaurus

Author: R. E. Allen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780199113729

Category: English language

Page: 800

View: 9664

A one-stop shop for upper primary/lower secondary school users. The headwords are in bold and the design is clear and accessible. The dictionary provides comprehensive coverage appropriate for the Y7 user, along with word origins, pronunciation guides, idiomatic phrases and idioms, labels andup-to-date example sentences. The thesaurus provides over 100,000 up-to-date synonyms for the dictionary entries, with those with meaning closest to that of the headword placed first to enable users to select the most accurate alternative.
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The Oxford paperback thesaurus

Author: Maurice Waite

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780191739453

Category: English language

Page: 503

View: 5268

"300,000 synonyms and antonyms with thousands of usage examples from real English to show how synonyms are used in context."--Publisher's description.
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The Oxford English dictionary

Vol. 1-

Author: John Andrew Simpson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780198611868

Category:

Page: N.A

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The Pocket Oxford Dictionary of Current English.

Author: Della Thompson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780198603450

Category: English language

Page: 1104

View: 3585

This reissue marks the 75th anniversary of publication of the Pocket Oxford Dictionary - the world's longest-established and best-selling pocket dictionary. It is also the most practical and user-friendly pocket dictionary available. With over 140,000 words, phrases, and definitions explained in modern English, together with helpful labelling of informal and slang terms, it should be the first choice for everyday reference use in schools, offices and the home. Etymologies are presented simply, providing interesting information on the origins of thousands of words. Boxes with illustrative examples provide guidance on difficult aspects of English usage, with further guidance given in the Better English Guide which includes many useful tips from Oxfords English language specialists.
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Pocket Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Catherine Soanes

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198605713

Category: Reference

Page: 1083

View: 6264

This is a reissue of the ninth edition of the world's longest-established and best-selling pocket English dictionary. It is one of the new generation Oxford dictionaries derived from the database of the highly-acclaimed New Oxford Dictionary of English and is particularly user friendly with its elegant open design, with different elements starting on new lines. It offers excellent coverage of English as an international language, the defining style is straightforward and non-technical, andthousands of examples illustrate idiomatic usage. All irregular noun, verb, and adjectival inflections are spelled out in full, while guidance on grammar and good usage is provided by in-text notes. Additional features include Wordbuilder boxes giving information on related words and thematic tables on subjects such as countries, chemical elements, and nationalities. This title replaces ISBN: 0-19-861334-2.
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Colour Oxford Thesaurus

Author: Oxford Dictionaries

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199607923

Category: Reference

Page: 672

View: 7494

An easy-to-use dictionary and thesaurus in one volume containing over 140,000 synonyms and antonyms.
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Little Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus

Author: Charlotte Livingstone

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780199549436

Category: English language

Page: 792

View: 2416

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.
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Oxford Thesaurus of English

Author: Maurice Waite

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199560811

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 988

View: 8629

Developed using evidence from the Oxford English Corpus, this fully revised text offers more up-to-date and complete coverage of synonyms and antonyms than any other A-Z thesaurus. Increased coverage now includes hundreds of new phrases and idioms, and newly selected examples of real English showing how words are used, and helping to guide you to the right meaning. New features include the Word Toolkit which helps you choose the best word matches based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus. In addition, the popular Word Link feature points you to related words. Look up 'sleep' and find the words 'sedative', 'hypnotic', and 'soporific', and find related prefixes. The redesigned centre section provides convenient lists of words by topic, from society and religion, to fashion and technology, in addition to lists of foreign, and archaic words and phrases. An invaluable resource for puzzlers, or anyone wishing to broaden their vocabulary. The Oxford Thesaurus of English is ideal for anyone who wants a comprehensive and authoritative thesaurus of current English, for use by writers and editors, students, and crossword and puzzle solvers at work or at home. The thesaurus includes 12 months' access* to Oxford's premium online dictionary and thesaurus service, Oxford Dictionaries Online, updated regularly with the latest developments to words and meanings, so you will have the most accurate picture of English available. Find out more about our living language using Oxford Dictionaries Online. Hear how words are spoken with thousands of audio pronunciations, and access over 1.9 million real English example sentences to see how words are used in context. Improve your confidence in writing with helpful grammar and punctuation guides, full thesaurus information, style and usage help, and much more. *Available in selected markets (UK, Europe, Australia, Canada, and South Africa). Terms and conditions apply; please see www.oxforddictionaries.com/access for information.
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