Containing over 140,000 clear definitions and entries written to offer accessible coverage of today's English, the Oxford Dictionary of Current English is the largest paperback dictionary of its kind, providing a handy source for all the most ...
frequently needed words, meanings, origins, usages, and spellings. The book's rapid-access format presents a clear, open page layout that takes you straight to the word you need. A special new words appendix provides a fascinating survey of new words in the language, including such neologisms as "animatronics," "chromosome map," "pro-choice," "tanga," and "World Wide Web." Over 280 "good usage" boxes gives guidance on difficult or confusing aspects of English usage, and the expanded offerings on word origins are presented in a concise, easy-to-understand form. With its compact size, clear layout, and handy paperback format, this dictionary is ideal for all quick reference needs.
Number of pages: 1104
Date of publication: 01/08/1998
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