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Oxford American College Dictionary

Oxford University Press

Published July 22nd 2002
ISBN : 9780399144158
Hardcover
1696 pages
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The Oxford American College Dictionary is completely new, based on the New Oxford American Dictionary, which was published in October 2001. Drawing on Oxfords unparalleled language resources, including a 200-million-word database, this collegeMoreThe Oxford American College Dictionary is completely new, based on the New Oxford American Dictionary, which was published in October 2001. Drawing on Oxfords unparalleled language resources, including a 200-million-word database, this college dictionary contains:* more than 175,000 entries and more than 1000 illustrations, including line drawings, photographs and maps* boxed quotes from famous writers, demonstrating word usage and style* country guides-shaded boxes highlighting the most important geographical information on more than 180 countries-with maps* core sense organization of definitions, a brand-new and utterly sensible plan in which subordinate definitions flow logically from primary ones, and the most important usage of the word comes first* thumb index tabs for easy searching