Concise Oxford English Dictionary : Main edition
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.
- Hardback | 1728 pages
- 164 x 240 x 56mm | 1,542.21g
- 18 Aug 2011
- Oxford University Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom
- 12th Revised edition
Authoritative and up to date, the Concise Oxford English Dictionary offers unsurpassed coverage of...
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 *