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Concise Oxford English Dictionary with Thumb Index 12th ed

Edited by: OUP

ISBN13: 9780199601110
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199296354
Published: August 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print



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
  • Luxury edition includes cut thumb tabs, printed endpapers, a ribbon, and coloured head and tailbands

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