Little Oxford Writer's Shelf

Little Oxford Writer's Shelf : 2 Volume Set: The Little Oxford Dictionary of Current English 7e and the Little Oxford Thesaurus

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LITTLE OXFORD DICTIONRY 7E Long a light and portable favorite, The Little Oxford Dictionary has sold millions of copies worldwide through its various editions. Now it is available in a completely revised new edition, drawing on the latest information and the constant upgrading of the famed Oxford Dictionary Department database--the source of the monumental Oxford English Dictionary. In this convenient volume, a skilled team of Oxford lexicographers have packed in all the critical information you need when away from your home or library. In preparing this new edition, they have taken into account the needs and comments of users and experts, making this the most useful dictionary of its kind. Here are just a few of the outstanding features: More than 44,000 entries 60,000 definitions Expanded coverage of new technical and scientific terms Thoroughly revised, expanded, and updated, this new edition of The Little Oxford Dictionary provides the lexicon of choice for anyone on the go. LITTLE OXFORD THESAURUS For anyone who has ever had to work out of a suitcase on a business trip or with a laptop computer on a plane (or simply finds herself working on the run), reference books pose a problem--a bulky and inconvenient necessity. Now Oxford comes to the rescue with The Little Oxford Thesaurus, the perfect companion to The Little Oxford Dictionary. Here Oxford's renowned lexicographers have taken a new look at the thesaurus, redesigning the entries and the format to pack all the key information of a larger book into a compact reference. The result is a remarkably complete--and convenient--portable synonym finder: More than 150,000 synonyms Numerous example phrases to clarify meaning Extensive cross-referencing Includes numerous antonyms No matter where you find yourself in search of a word, The Little Oxford Thesaurus will always be at hand, providing instant access to an immense vocabulary.show more

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  • Hardback | 1376 pages
  • 111.76 x 165.1 x 81.28mm | 680.39g
  • Oxford University Press, USA
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 019521076X
  • 9780195210767

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