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Concise Oxford English Dictionary 12th ed

Edited by: Oxford University Press

ISBN13: 9780199601080
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199548415
Published: August 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £20.00



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One hundred 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.

  • Over 240,000 words, phrases, and definitions, covering technical and scientific vocabulary as well as English from around the world
  • Hundreds of new words and phrases, based on the latest research from the Oxford English Corpus
  • Hundreds of usage notes on tricky vocabulary and grammar usage
  • Also supplied - 'One Hundred Years of the Concise Oxford Dictionary' booklet.

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