Penguin Office Dictionary

Penguin Office Dictionary

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The Penguin Office Dictionary is the perfect reference book for office use, not only exploring every aspect of the English language as it is used today but also providing information on how to make your writing more effective and influential in a business context. Compiled by Britain's foremost lexicographers, meticulously researched, with a wealth of useful additional features, and presented in a clear, easy-to-read format, it is the ideal companion for every office.

Penguin Office Dictionary is part of the Penguin Reference Library and draws on over 70 years of experience in bringing reliable, useful and clear information to millions of readers around the world - making knowledge everybody's property.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1152 pages
  • 129 x 206 x 51mm | 810g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141028173
  • 9780141028170

About Robert Allen

Robert Allen is an experienced lexicographer and writer on language, now working form Edinburgh. After ten years on the Oxford English Dictionary he edited a major new edition of the Concise Oxford Dictionary, was an associate editor of the Oxford Companion to English Language and directed work on Chambers 21st Century Dictionary. As a freelance writer and editor he has been a consultant for a number of major publishing houses. He has written an updated version of Fowler's Modern English Usage and has contributed articles on the modern use of English in English Today and other journals. He is the consultant editor for all Penguin English Dictionaries, and an honorary research fellow of the Department of English Language at the University of Glasgow.
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