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Concise Oxford English Dictionary

Author : Angus Stevenson
ISBN : 9780199601110
Genre : Reference
File Size : 30.87 MB
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Offers definitions for English words and phrases, along with observations about the evolution of the dictionary since its first edition and tables that contain information for such topics as countries and chemical elements.
Category: Reference

The Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Linguistics

Author : P. H. Matthews
ISBN : 9780199675128
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 77.61 MB
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This authoritative dictionary provides coverage across the field of linguistics, both the theoretical and the practical. In over 3,250 entries it clearly defines terms relating to phonetics, grammar, semantics, languages (spoken and written), dialects, and sociolinguistics.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Concise Oxford Dictionary Of The Christian Church

Author : E. A. Livingstone
ISBN : 9780199659623
Genre : Reference
File Size : 84.32 MB
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Based on the acclaimed 'Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church', this is a guide for both students and the general reader. It contains over 5,000 entries, and is suitable for those with an interest in Christianity.
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Concise Oxford English Dictionary

Author : Oxford Dictionaries
ISBN : 9780199601097
Genre : Reference
File Size : 33.48 MB
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This centenary edition of the world-famous Concise Oxford English Dictionary on CD-ROM presents the most accurate picture of English today.
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Mathematics

Author : Christopher Clapham
ISBN : 9780199679591
Genre : Mathematics
File Size : 72.94 MB
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This leading dictionary contains over 3,000 clear and concise entries updated in line with curriculum and degree requirements. It covers pure and applied mathematics and statistics, features entry-level web links, and includes detailed appendices. Authoritative and comprehensive, this A-Z is invaluable for students and teachers of mathematics.
Category: Mathematics

Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Quotations

Author : Susan Ratcliffe
ISBN : 9780198614173
Genre : Reference
File Size : 22.95 MB
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Provides coverage of literary and historical quotations. An easy-to-use keyword index traces quotations and their authors, while the appendix material, including Catchphrases, Film Lines, Official Advice, and Political Slogans, offers further topics of interest.
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Opera

Author : John Warrack
ISBN : 9780192800282
Genre : History
File Size : 36.25 MB
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Derived from the full Oxford Dictionary of Opera, this is the most authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of opera available in paperback. Fully revised for this new edition, with over 3,500 entries, it is designed to be accessible to all those who enjoy opera, whether at the opera-house oron record. * Composers and their works * Singers and their notable performances * Plot summaries and separate entries for well-known roles, arias, and choruses * Leading conductors, producers, and designers * Opera companies and festivals
Category: History

The Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Politics And International Relations

Author : Garrett W Brown
ISBN : 9780192545848
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 67.82 MB
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This bestselling dictionary contains over 1,700 entries on all aspects of politics and international relations. Written by a leading team of political scientists, it embraces the multi-disciplinary spectrum of political theory including political thinkers, history, institutions, theories, and schools of thought, as well as notable current affairs that have shaped attitudes to politics. Fully updated for its fourth edition, the dictionary has had its coverage of international relations heavily revised and expanded, reflected in its title change, and it includes a wealth of new material in areas such as international institutions, peace building, human security, security studies, global governance, and open economy politics. It also incorporates recommended web links that can be accessed via a regularly checked and updated companion website, ensuring that the links remain relevant. The dictionary is international in its 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.
Category: Political Science

The Concise Oxford English Dictionary

Author : Judy Pearsall
ISBN : 0198606907
Genre : Reference
File Size : 32.47 MB
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Offers definitions of more than 240,000 words and phrases, including recently coined words in such fields as technology and fashion.
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Literary Terms

Author : Chris Baldick
ISBN : 0198608837
Genre : Literary Criticism
File Size : 29.49 MB
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Provides explanations of literary terms and includes information on such topics as drama, rhetoric, and textual criticism.
Category: Literary Criticism

Concise Oxford English Dictionary

Author : Oxford University Press
ISBN : 0198610475
Genre : Reference
File Size : 55.29 MB
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This is a major new edition of the world-famous Concise Oxford English Dictionary, published together with a fully up-to-date text of the dictionary on CD-ROM, containing over 240,000 words, phrases, and definitions, including 1,800 new words. It offers rich vocabulary coverage, with full treatment of World English, rare, historical, and archaic terms, as well as scientific and technical vocabulary, and provides hundreds of helpful notes on grammar and usage. The CD-ROM version of the dictionary offers full-text search functionality, instant look-up from WindowsR documents, including email and the Internet, high-quality spoken pronunciations for thousands of words, and interactive educational word games, making it ideal for family use, as well as for homework and school use. New to this edition is a fascinating Word Histories feature, telling the often bizarre stories of the origins and development of hundreds of words. For example, did you know that the word grammar is related to glamour, or that cockney used to mean a spoilt child? This dictionary also contains full appendices on topics such as alphabets, currencies, electronic English, and the registers of language, from formal to slang, plus a useful Guide to Good English with advice on grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Art Terms

Author : Michael Clarke
ISBN : 9780199569922
Genre : Art
File Size : 52.46 MB
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Covers a wide range of terms from the visual art world, including materials, techniques, and important styles and periods. Revised and updated to reflect the recent development and expanded with new entries focusing primarily on modern and contemporary art materials and techniques.
Category: Art

The Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Music

Author : Michael Kennedy
ISBN : 9780198608844
Genre : Music
File Size : 77.18 MB
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This quick reference book of musical terminology includes brief biographical sketches of musicians, composers, vocalists, and conductors.
Category: Music

The Concise Oxford Dictionary Of Politics

Author : Iain McLean
ISBN : 9780191018275
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 38.58 MB
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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.
Category: Political Science

Concise Oxford English Dictionary

Author : Oxford Dictionaries
ISBN : 0199209154
Genre : Reference
File Size : 86.58 MB
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This is the revised version of the CD-ROM for the world-famous Concise Oxford English Dictionary, 11th Edition. It contains over 240,000 words, phrases, and definitions, including all the latest new words. It offers rich vocabulary coverage, with full treatment of World English, rare, historical, and archaic terms, as well as scientific and technical vocabulary, and provides hundreds of helpful notes on grammar and usage. This CD-ROM offers full-text search functionality, instant look-up from Windows documents, including email and the Web, high-quality spoken pronunciations for thousands of words, and interactive educational word games, making it ideal for family use as well as for homework and school use. New to this edition is a fascinating "English Uncovered" supplement, revealing findings from the billion-word Oxford English Corpus and the behind-the-scenes dictionary research program. Find out how new words and meanings emerge, which are the most common words, and how the language is changing. This dictionary also contains full appendices on topics such as alphabets, currencies, electronic English, and the registers of language, from formal to slang, plus a useful Guide to Good English with advice on grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
Category: Reference