Concise Oxford American Dictionary

  • Filename: concise-oxford-american-dictionary.
  • ISBN: UVA:X004910690
  • Release Date: 2006-05-18
  • Number of pages: 1128
  • Author: Oxford Dictionaries
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

Based on the groundbreaking "New Oxford American Dictionary," this concise edition includes more than 180,000 entries and definitions, complete with pronunciations, parts of speech, syllabification, inflected forms, and derivatives.

The Oxford English Dictionary

  • Filename: the-oxford-english-dictionary.
  • ISBN: 0195218884
  • Release Date: 2002
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: John A. Simpson
  • Publisher:

The Oxford English Dictionary is the internationally recognized authority on the evolution of the English language from 1150 to the present day. The Dictionary defines over 500,000 words and traces their usage through 2.5 million illustrative quotations from a wide range of literary and other sources. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, pronunciation, and history of the English language. This new version of The Oxford English Dictionary (Second Edition) on CD-ROM thus offers unparalleled access to the world's most important reference work for the English language. The text of this version has been augmented with the inclusion of the Oxford English Dictionary Additions Series (Volumes 1-3), published in 1993 and 1997, the Bibliography to the Second Edition, and other ancillary material. New Features *The powerful Advanced search makes it possible to make use of the full potential of the OED. Complex search expressions can be built through the use of Boolean operators, case-sensitive searching, exact character searching, restricting searches to previous search results, searching in pronunciations, and an extended range of wildcard options *A new installation option makes it possible to run the Dictionary from the hard disk *The Automatic Look-up feature enables fast access to OED headwords from any Microsoft Office 97 or 2000 application. This feature can be used within the OED CD-ROM itself to look up words in the definition or quotation text System requirements: PC with minimum 200 MHz Pentium-class processor; 32 MB RAM (64 MB recommended); 16-speed CD-ROM drive (32-speed recommended); Windows 95, 98, Me, NT, 2000, or XP (Local administrator rights are required to install and open the OED for the first time on a PC running Windows NT 4 and to install and run the OED on Windows 2000 and XP); 1.1 GB hard disk space to run the OED from the CD-ROM and 1.7 GB to install the CD-ROM to the hard disk: SVGA monitor: 800 x 600 pixels: 16-bit (64k, high color) setting recommended.

Concise Oxford English Dictionary

  • Filename: concise-oxford-english-dictionary.
  • ISBN: 0199601089
  • Release Date: 2011-08-18
  • Number of pages: 1728
  • Author: Oxford Dictionaries,
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford

This centenary edition of the world-famous Concise Oxford English Dictionary presents the most accurate picture of English today.

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics

  • Filename: the-concise-oxford-dictionary-of-politics.
  • ISBN: 9780191018275
  • Release Date: 2009-02-26
  • Number of pages: 624
  • Author: Iain McLean
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford

This best-selling dictionary contains over 1,700 entries on all aspects of politics. Written by a leading team of political scientists, it embraces the whole multi-disciplinary specturm of political theory including political thinkers, history, institutions, and concepts, as well as notable current affairs that have shaped attitudes to politics. An appendix contains timelines listing the principal office-holders of a range of countries including the UK, Canada, the USA, Australia, New Zealand, Russia, and China. Fully revised and updated for the 3rd edition, the dictionary includes a wealth of new material in areas such as international relations, political science, political economy, and methodologies, as well as a chronology of key political theorists. It also boasts entry-level web links that don't go out of date. These can be accessed via a regularly checked and updated companion website, ensuring that the links remain relevent, and any dead links are replaced or removed. The dictionary has international coverage and will prove invaluable to students and academics studying politics and related disciplines, as well as politicians, journalists, and the general reader seeking clarification of political terms.

The Oxford American Dictionary and Language Guide

  • Filename: the-oxford-american-dictionary-and-language-guide.
  • ISBN: STANFORD:36105022164482
  • Release Date: 1999
  • Number of pages: 1306
  • Author: Frank R. Abate
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Features quick-reference icons on usage, spelling, and pronunciations, new illustrations, new sixty-four page reference guide, and up-to-date coverage of American English

Paperback Oxford English Dictionary

  • Filename: paperback-oxford-english-dictionary.
  • ISBN: 9780199640942
  • Release Date: 2012-05-10
  • Number of pages: 864
  • Author: Oxford Dictionaries,
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

This fully updated edition offers over 120,000 words, phrases, and definitions. It covers all the words you need for everyday use, carefully selected from the evidence of the Oxford English Corpus, a databank of 21st century English, containing over 2 billion words.The Factfinder centre section gives quick-reference entries on topics including famous people, countries, and science. Includes 3 months' access to Oxford Dictionaries Pro at

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

  • Filename: the-concise-oxford-dictionary-of-world-religions.
  • ISBN: 019861053X
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 702
  • Author: John Bowker
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

A reference on religions around the world features entries on the major religions; movements, sects, and cults; sacred texts and sites; religious leaders; and religious dogma, practices, and festivals.

Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language

  • Filename: concise-oxford-companion-to-the-english-language.
  • ISBN: 9780192806376
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 692
  • Author: Roshan McArthur
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

A cornucopia covering virtually every aspect of the English language as well as language in general, from abbreviations to split infinitives, including substantial entries on key subjects such as African English, etymology, Pidgin, poetry, sexism, and slang. In addition, provides bibliographies for the larger entries, generous cross-referencing, etymologies for headwords, a chronology of English from Roman times to 1990, and an index of people who appear in entries or bibliographies. Packed with surprises, the Companion will be an invaluable resource and a good read for anyone with an interest in the English language.--From publisher description.

Oxford Dictionary of English

  • Filename: oxford-dictionary-of-english.
  • ISBN: 9780199571123
  • Release Date: 2010-08-19
  • Number of pages: 2112
  • Author: Angus Stevenson
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The foremost single volume authority on the English language, the Oxford Dictionary of English is at the forefront of language research, focusing on English as it is used today. It is informed by the most up-to-date evidence from the largest language research programme in the world, including the two-billion-word Oxford English Corpus. This new edition includes thousands of brand-new words and senses, as well as up-to-date encyclopedic information, and extensive appendices covering topics such as countries, heads of state, and chemical elements. New features include Word Trends which showcase language research based on the Oxford English Corpus and illuminate the extraordinary stories behind fast-changing words of everyday English. 12 months' access to Oxford's premium online dictionary and thesaurus service is included with this book, so you can get accurate definitions and synonyms wherever you are. Find out more about our living language using Oxford Dictionaries Online - updated regularly with the latest changes to words and meanings, so you have the most accurate picture of English available. Use the thousands of audio pronunciations to hear how words are spoken. Improve your confidence in writing with helpful grammar and punctuation guides, full thesaurus information, style and usage help, and much more.

A Dictionary of Sociology

  • Filename: a-dictionary-of-sociology.
  • ISBN: 9780199533008
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 816
  • Author: John Scott
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Contains over 2,500 alphabetically arranged entries providing definitions of terms and ideas related to sociology, along with cross-references, and biographical sketches of key individuals in the field.

Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

  • Filename: concise-oxford-dictionary-of-quotations.
  • ISBN: 9780199567072
  • Release Date: 2011-03-17
  • Number of pages: 592
  • Author: Susan Ratcliffe
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

Based on the 7th ed. of the Oxford dictionary of quotations. Includes extensive coverage of literary and historical quotations and contains up-to-date material from today's influential literary and cultural figures. Includes 1,000 new quotes in categories such as catchphrases, film lines, official advice, and political slogans.

The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

  • Filename: the-oxford-dictionary-of-literary-terms.
  • ISBN: 9780198715443
  • Release Date: 2015-04-29
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Author: Chris Baldick
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Contains a fully updated A-Z guide to over 1,200 definitions of terms from the fields of literary theory and criticism, rhetoric, versification and drama. Recommendations for further reading are included.

Concise Oxford Spanish Dictionary

  • Filename: concise-oxford-spanish-dictionary.
  • ISBN: 9780198609773
  • Release Date: 2004
  • Number of pages: 1477
  • Author: Carol Styles Carvajal
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Up-to-date coverage of more 170,000 words and phrases, and 240,000 translations, as well as notes on the life and culture of countries of the Spanish-speaking world, are provided in an authoritative, concise dictionary.

Concise Medical Dictionary

  • Filename: concise-medical-dictionary.
  • ISBN: 9780199557141
  • Release Date: 2010-02-25
  • Number of pages: 832
  • Author: Elizabeth A. Martin
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

This market-leading and best-selling illustrated dictionary contains 12,300 authoritative entries on all aspects of medical science. Entries are accessible and jargon-free and are complemented by over 140 illustrations and diagrams.

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