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    DescriptionThe New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors is the essential A-Z guide for everyone who works with words. Drawing on the expertise of the Oxford Dictionaries department, it provides authoritative advice on those words and names which raise questions time after time because of spelling, capitalization, hyphenation, or cultural or historical context. As well as lexical terms, there are many proper names included: from place names and personal names to names of institutions, literary references, and books of the Bible. Entries give full coverage of recommended spellings, variant forms, confusable words, hyphenation, capitalization, foreign and specialist terms, proper names, and abbreviations. The New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors follows in the footsteps of its illustrious predecessor The Authors' and Printers' Dictionary, published in 1905, and later called Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors; for the centenary year, the entries have been reselected, and the text has been entirely rewritten. The Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors has long been an indispensable part of any editor's reference shelf; now, the text is even more useful than before, and appears in a new handbook size. It is an essential tool for writers, editors, publishers, journalists, and web editors, and together with New Hart's Rules and the New Oxford Spelling Dictionary forms the complete editorial reference set.


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    Title
    New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors
    Subtitle
    The Essential A-Z Guide to the Written Word
    Authors and contributors
    Created by Oxford University Press
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 448
    Width: 126 mm
    Height: 182 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 432 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780198610403
    ISBN 10: 0198610408
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T2.2
    Ingram Subject Code: RB
    BIC subject category V2: CBD
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 680
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: CBW
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15700
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 51
    DC22: 423.1
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Approval Code: A21150000
    DC22: 423/.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: REF008000
    BIC subject category V2: 2AB
    DC22: 428.003
    LC classification: PE1628 .O866 2005
    Thema V1.0: CBD, CBW
    Edition
    2
    Illustrations note
    No
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    17 November 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Review quote
    Something of a bible...for printers in search of guidance. East Anglian Daily Times