Concise Oxford English Dictionary: Main edition (Hardback)
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Concise Oxford English Dictionary: Main edition (Hardback)

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Hardback 1728 Pages / Published: 18/08/2011
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100 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.

Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199601080
Number of pages: 1728
Weight: 1544 g
Dimensions: 240 x 164 x 56 mm
Edition: 12th Revised edition


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Review from previous edition This is the dictionary par excellence for the general reader ... it answers a lot of questions; it is easy to use; it does not take up too much space on a crowded desk. * David Malcolm, Times Literary Supplement *

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