Portable Concise Oxford Dictionary 11th Edition
This edition include a greatly increased number of boxed usage notes, offering help with tricky questions of English. There are also around a hundred special Word Histories, which trace the stories of some of the language’s most interesting words
Appendices include useful tables of factual information, a discussion of the language used in electronic communication, an explanation of the different levels of English, and a guide to good English
Modern dictionaries are written and revised with the help of searchable databases containing millions of words of English. The compilers of the new Concise made use of larger amounts of evidence than ever before, calling upon the hundreds of millions of words of the Oxford English Corpus. This latest edition offers a description of the language that is as accurate, up to date, and objective as possible, using resources that the editors of the first edition could only dream of.
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