Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary of Current English

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9780194314213: Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary of Current English
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This updated edition, in addition to a wide lexical coverage, an abundance of useful examples, and detailed information on grammar and usage, offers a number of new features which makes the dictionary even more authoritative and helpful to users. These include: use of the unparalleled information contained in the British National Corpus of Spoken and Written British and American English; a simple defining style, restricted to a carefully-chosen vocabulary of 2800 common words; and 16 language study pages, covering important aspects of English such as verbs, nouns, and vocabulary.

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Jonathan Crowther, now retired, worked as a managing editor in the Dictionaries Department of the English Language Teaching Division of Oxford University Press. Jonathan is a professional crossword compiler and also the author of several graded crossword books for learners of English.

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'Truly a joy to use. It has to be the most user-friendly, information-sensitive dictionary available for the upper-intermediate to advanced English learner.' - David Shaffer, Vol. 3, No 1, Korea TESOL Journal 'The only dictionary a typical language student would ever need. Bang up-to-date and bursting with fun new expressions.' - The TEFL Farm '... the focus is more than ever on helping the learner.' - The International House Journal 'The best dictionary I have ever read in my life.' - Customer review, Amazon.co.uk

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