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 more

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  • Hardback | 1728 pages
  • 164 x 240 x 56mm | 1,542.21g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 12th Revised edition
  • insert.
  • 0199601089
  • 9780199601080
  • 5,485

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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 Supplementshow more

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Authoritative and up to date, the Concise Oxford English Dictionary offers unsurpassed coverage more