Concise Oxford English Dictionary

Concise Oxford English Dictionary

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100 years after its first publication, the twelfth edition of this world-famous bestseller gives the most up-to-date picture of the English language today. The original 1911 edition, revolutionary at the time for its focus on current English and its use of illustrative examples, combined a succinct yet approachable style with coverage of everyday as well as specialist terms. This centenary edition continues this ground-breaking tradition, giving you rich authoritative coverage of English as it is used today. Explore our language resources on, Oxford's home for dictionaries and language reference. Updated regularly with the latest changes to words and meanings, the site provides hundreds of thousands of definitions, synonyms, and pronunciations in a range of languages. Access the highest quality language content, built from our extensive research, for free on your desktop or device.

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  • Hardback | 1728 pages
  • 164 x 242 x 56mm | 1,560.35g
  • Oxford University Press
  • OxfordUnited Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • Luxury ed
  • 0199601119
  • 9780199601110
  • 30,776

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Review from previous edition This is the dictionary par excellence for the general reader ... it answers a lot of questions; it is easy to use; it does not take up too much space on a crowded desk. David Malcolm, Times Literary Supplement

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