Pocket Oxford English Dictionary

By Maurice Waite (Editor)
(Oxford University Press (UK), Hardcover, 9780199666157, 1086pp.)

Publication Date: June 2013

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Description
The best-selling Pocket Oxford English Dictionary in its eleventh edition offers 120,000 words, phrases, and definitions. Particularly suitable for students, it is also a handy dictionary for the home and office. It covers all the words you need for everyday use, and has excellent coverage of curriculum vocabulary. With clear, concise definitions there is a great deal of help with difficult aspects of the English language such as spelling, pronunciation, and usage.
In particular, there are hundreds of spelling notes to help with tricky words that are commonly misspelled, extra usage notes giving advice on proper English, and help with the pronunciations of difficult words. The open design ensures that this dictionary is even more accessible and easier to use than ever before.
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About the Author
About the Editor:
Maurice Waite is editor of The Little Oxford Dictionary and the Oxford Spelling Dictionary.
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