Little Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Sara Hawker
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199202982
Size: 15.99 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.

The Little Oxford Dictionary Of Current English

Author: George Ostler
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198612982
Size: 14.34 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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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
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780191084249
Size: 12.50 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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 And Thesaurus

Author: Charlotte Livingstone
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: IND:30000110566845
Size: 19.89 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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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

The Little Oxford English Urdu Dictionary

Author: Ibrahim Saad
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: UOM:39015063323110
Size: 15.41 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

Little Oxford Gift Box

Author: Ratcliffe Susan
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198753578
Size: 10.26 MB
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From Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde to Fidel Castro and Dolly Parton, the Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations features 4,000 of the best quotations of past and present. Packed with quotable quotes on over 300 themes from 'Parties' to 'Punctuality', and from 'Apology' to 'Toasts', this is the ideal tool for finding exactly the right words to express yourself in any situation. Its perfect complement is the Little Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, which includes fascinating information on 2,000 proverbs and sayings from around the world and across 250 subjects--from 'Cats' and 'Dogs' to 'Achievement' and 'Extravagance'. For the first time included in the Gift Box is the Little Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins, offering 1,000 word histories arranged by theme, from food to phobias, and from universe to love. Between them, these three charming little books will have the perfect words for whatever you want to say.

Oxford English Mini Dictionary

Author: Charlotte Buxton
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199640966
Size: 17.53 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Quick and easy to useUp-to-date coverage of over 90,000 words, phrases, and definitionsThis small dictionary offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary with over 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus, a unique data bank comprising hundreds of millions of words of English. Definitions are easy to understand, given in a clear, simple style, and avoiding technical language. Access our free dictionary service Oxford Dictionaries Online at For anyone needing an affordable and easily portable dictionary. Ideal for quick reference for home, work, or study.