Colour Oxford English dictionary

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ISBN: 9780199607914 Author: , Publisher: Oxford University Press Publication Date: 10th March 2011 Imprint: Oxford University Press Cover: Paperback Pages: 848 Language: English Edition: 3rd Edition Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

An authoritative and easy-to-use dictionary, containing 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions, and Better English, a centre section giving guidance on spelling and punctuation.

This is the reissued Colour Oxford English Dictionary. The Colour Oxford English Dictionary offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary, with 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus, a unique databank comprising hundreds of millions of words of English. Definitions are easy to understand, given in a clear, simple style, and avoiding technical language. There are also hundreds of notes on spelling and grammar. The centre section gives guidance on the useof good English, with information on spelling and grammar. The centre section gives guidance on the use of good English, with information on spelling, punctuation, word classes, and word formation.

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