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Little Oxford Dictionary And Thesaurus

Author : Charlotte Livingstone
ISBN : IND:30000110566845
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 89.28 MB
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Tired of flipping back and forth between a dictionary and a thesaurus, searching for just the right word? This second edition of the Little Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus, combines (joins, unifies, links, connects, integrates, merges, etc.) two superb language resources, allowing users to find both definitions and synonyms under the same entry quickly and easily. Available in the US for the first time, this dictionary and thesaurus is the smallest hardback in the Oxford range, offering a convenient, compact, and portable reference book to help with studies, everyday language problems, or cross-word puzzles and other word games, wherever you happen to be. The easy-to-use layout places the thesaurus entry for a word directly alongside the dictionary entry so that you no longer have to search the page to find the word you're looking for. A center section gives encyclopedic information such as lists of countries and capitals, rivers and lakes, kings, queens, and prime ministers, as well as collective nouns, helping you to broaden your knowledge of language and of the world. Packed with help and information, the Little Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus is the ideal small reference book for home, school, or work. Features include: Convenient, easy-to-use format combining definition and synonyms in each entry Over 40,000 words, phrases, and definitions, and over 65,000 synonyms, drawn from Oxford's acclaimed language database Center section with encyclopedic information including lists of countries, capitals, prime ministers and more, as well as collective nouns Integrated text allows you to find meanings and synonyms quickly and easily
Category: Foreign Language Study

The Little Oxford Dictionary And Thesaurus

Author : Sara Hawker
ISBN : 0198602251
Genre : English language
File Size : 90.94 MB
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The Little Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus provides an authoritative dictionary and an extensive easy-to-use thesaurus all in one. Designed to be a convenient and comprehensive reference work, individual entries contain both dictionary definitions for an accurate and up-to-date guide to the language as well as thesaurus synonyms to increase your vocabulary and improve your style. Where thesaurus synonyms are slang, derogatory or old-fashioned uses of words, they are labelled to give you guidance. This new `Little' Oxford book will be useful on many occasions, from writing a letter to solving a crossword puzzle. This revised edition also contains a new reverse dictionary supplement, which provides a guide to related words, a vocabulary builder, and a puzzle-solver all in one.
Category: English language

Little Oxford Thesaurus

Author : Maurice Waite
ISBN : 0198614497
Genre : English language
File Size : 61.16 MB
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Offers the accurate coverage of essential vocabulary for all your writing needs. This title provides 140,000 alternative and opposite words, and gives the closest and most frequently used synonyms first, making it quick and easy to use. It is suitable for those who want to increase their vocabulary or improve their writing skills.
Category: English language

Oxford Dictionary And Thesaurus

Author : Maurice Waite
ISBN : UOM:39015070704591
Genre : English language
File Size : 22.91 MB
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The second edition of the Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus is the perfect language resource, combining a dictionary and thesaurus text. In this edition the dictionary and thesaurus texts are integrated so that the thesaurus entry for a word follows the dictionary entry, making the dictionary accessible, clear, and easy to use. New to this edition is a centre section for crossword enthusiasts and puzzle solvers, containing hundreds of thematic word lists. With 300,000 definitions, synonyms and antonyms, this is the ultimate tool for anyone who loves language-based puzzles. The Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus also features usage notes to help you deal with tricky vocabulary and improve your writing style. The ultimate reference tool for your shelf - but not designed to stay there!
Category: English language

Oxford Thesaurus Of English

Author : Maurice Waite
ISBN : 9780199560813
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 88.27 MB
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Developed using evidence from the Oxford English Corpus, this fully revised text offers more up-to-date and complete coverage of synonyms and antonyms than any other A-Z thesaurus. Increased coverage now includes hundreds of new phrases and idioms, and newly selected examples of real English showing how words are used, and helping to guide you to the right meaning. New features include the Word Toolkit which helps you choose the best word matches based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus. In addition, the popular Word Link feature points you to related words. Look up 'sleep' and find the words 'sedative', 'hypnotic', and 'soporific', and find related prefixes. The redesigned centre section provides convenient lists of words by topic, from society and religion, to fashion and technology, in addition to lists of foreign, and archaic words and phrases. An invaluable resource for puzzlers, or anyone wishing to broaden their vocabulary. The Oxford Thesaurus of English is ideal for anyone who wants a comprehensive and authoritative thesaurus of current English, for use by writers and editors, students, and crossword and puzzle solvers at work or at home. The thesaurus includes 12 months' access* to Oxford's premium online dictionary and thesaurus service, Oxford Dictionaries Online, updated regularly with the latest developments to words and meanings, so you will have the most accurate picture of English available. Find out more about our living language using Oxford Dictionaries Online. Hear how words are spoken with thousands of audio pronunciations, and access over 1.9 million real English example sentences to see how words are used in context. Improve your confidence in writing with helpful grammar and punctuation guides, full thesaurus information, style and usage help, and much more. *Available in selected markets (UK, Europe, Australia, Canada, and South Africa). Terms and conditions apply; please see for information.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Little Oxford Dictionary Of Word Origins

Author : Julia Cresswell
ISBN : 9780199683635
Genre : Reference
File Size : 76.10 MB
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Did you know that coconut derives from the Spanish and Portuguese coco for 'grinning face'? Or that giraffes used to be called camelopards? Or that walrus has its origin in Dutch, meaning 'whale horse'.The Little Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins includes 1,000 word histories arranged across 100 wide-ranging themes, from food to phobias, from the universe to love. Featuring words with interesting or surprising origins, it is an irresistible collection of word histories, including dates of origin and an authoritative account of each word's derivation. Beautifully produced and attractively designed, this fascinating volume is a pleasure to browse. It also features a useful index so you can quickly find just the word you are looking for. It is the perfect gift for word lovers and for anyone with an interest in the English language.Readership: Anyone with an interest in words and their origins and in the richness of the English language.
Category: Reference

Oxford Paperback Thesaurus

Author : Maurice Waite
ISBN : UCSC:32106018656923
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 22.68 MB
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This up-to-date, general purpose thesaurus offers over 300,000 alternative and opposite words. Synonyms are given in order of usefulness, showing the most relevant synonym first.Following market research, the third edition of the Oxford Paperback Thesaurus now includes even more, highly illustrative, real examples of usage to show synonyms in context and help you to identify the right sense.In addition, there is a brand-new centre section containing thematic and encyclopedic lists, for example of animals, games, and tools, designed to help you broaden your vocabulary, improve your general knowledge, and solve quizzes and puzzles.The Oxford Paperback Thesaurus also has a new design and layout, making it clear and easy to use. It is perfect for all kinds of writing needs: study, letters, reports, creative writing, and for general reference.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Color Oxford Thesaurus

Author : Maurice Waite
ISBN : 0198614519
Genre : English language
File Size : 46.81 MB
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Containing 140,000 alternative and opposite words, with a Better Writing centre section, this work offers coverage of vocabulary for writing needs. It gives the frequently used synonyms, and includes real examples of usage that show synonyms in context and help to identify the correct sense. It is for use by mid to upper-secondary school students.
Category: English language