Oxford School Dictionary

Oxford School Dictionary

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This authoritative dictionary is a comprehensive school dictionary for primary and secondary students with its 45,000 words and phrases in alphabetical order. Each entry contains clear numbered meanings, word classes, inflections, easy pronunciation guides, supporting example sentences and notes to help with using the words accurately. There are word origins for all root words. Guidewords at the top of each page and the alphabet with a tab make it easy to navigate; the page design is clear and straightforward. There is a friendly and useful guide to using the dictionary dealing with FAQs such as, What do you use a dictionary for? How do I find the words I want? Also useful are the prefixes, suffixes and words and phrases from around the world that are given in full at the back.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 832 pages
  • 154.94 x 213.36 x 45.72mm | 1,043.26g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0192732641
  • 9780192732644
  • 76,997

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This is the only dictionary you will ever need for your children. Sunday Independent - West Country This is a useful, well thought out volume with clear headings, intelligible etymologies and friendly usage notes. The Independent education section ... the Oxford School Dictionary and the companion Oxford School Thesaurus offer speedy definitions of and synonyms for a wide range of words. TES Online Educationshow more

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