The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary

The New Shorter Oxford English Dictionary

by OUP (Contributor), Lesley Brown (Author), Lesley Brown (Author)

Synopsis

This abridged edition of the "Oxford English Dictionary" contains 220,000 entries, and illustrates definitions with quotations which show precisely how the meanings of words have changed over the centuries. Each entry provides a wealth of information, including history and meaning, pronunciation, etymology, definitions, variant spellings, irregular inflections, quotations, idiomatic phrases and a record of the word's use.

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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 3836
Edition: Later
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 09 Sep 1993

ISBN 10: 019861134X
ISBN 13: 9780198611349