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The Oxford American Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus / Edition 2

The Oxford American Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus / Edition 2


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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, which includes thoroughly updated appendices. 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195159349
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 08/22/2002
Edition description: REV
Pages: 1024
Product dimensions: 5.56(w) x 8.75(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Guide to the Dictionary and Thesaurus
Oxford American Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus
Reference Section

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