The Oxford American Dictionary and Language Guide

The Oxford American Dictionary and Language Guide

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Up-to-the-minute dictionary, covering the latest new words and senses in American English, based on the research of our US staff lexicographers, and backed by OUP's exclusive North American Reading Program. The Oxford American Dictionary and Language Guide offers all the features and benefits American dictionary users expect - pronunciations, syllabified main entries and derivatives, illustrations, usage notes, word histories and etymologies, plus thorough ready-reference supplements and thousands of biographical and geographical entries. New features include exclusive "in-text" language guidance integrated with dictionary entries, large-format illustrations, and more extensive reference supplements than ever before in an American dictionary.show more

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  • Hardback | 1416 pages
  • 193.5 x 259.1 x 57.4mm | 2,050.26g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • illustrations, maps
  • 0195134494
  • 9780195134490

About Abate

Frank Abate is Editor in Chief of the U.S. Dictionaries Program of Oxford University Press, located in Connecticut. He has compiled or edited more than thirty dictionaries and a wide variety of other language and general reference works.show more

Table of contents

Preface; How to use the Oxford American Dictionary and Language Guide; Abbreviations; Key to the pronunciations; Oxford American Dictionary and Language Guide; Special Reference Sections; Biographical Entries; Geographical Entriesshow more

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