Oxford English Mini Dictionary

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Oxford English Mini Dictionary is a small dictionary that can fit snugly into a bag, and can be easily carried around. It has a concise collection of words that are essential, words that everybody needs to know.Vocabulary is something that can be improved all the time. The more words a person knows in a language, the more their command over that language increases. To be a confident speaker and writer in a language, a good knowledge of the grammar and semantics of the language is required. A word may take on different meanings depending on the context. A dictionary is a good resource to help a person add to their vocabulary. A small dictionary like Oxford English Mini Dictionary might be a better as it can be used for quick reference. This dictionary contains a comprehensive collection of the most used words and phrases, along with their meanings. The book has forty thousand entries, and fifty thousand definitions. The meanings are defined clearly, and the whole dictionary has been designed in a very accessible, easy-to-use format. The entries in the book also provide additional information besides the meaning, to help improve the user s grammar and spelling. At the end of the book is a section that contains many useful resources. These include a list of common chemical symbols, a compilation of frequently misspelled words, and a collection of collective nouns.

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Sara Hawker is Project Editor for English Dictionaries and Thesauruses at Oxford University Press.

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Its very useful & informative..Good substitute for bulky oxford original version..It has nearly every word of day-to-day use and also if you are going for exam preparations then its very helpful..plus You could carry it anywhere for quick reference (like I do).. --Pallavi Shukla on 27 Aug 2012

One of the best and useful dictionaries I've ever used. truly, no doubt it's from the world's most trusted dictionaries- OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS. It also contains the following extraordinary features ALONG with it's immense number of words widely useful in our daily life. I. Introduction and guidelines in how to use this dictionary. II. Aid in pronunciation of words and abbreviations used in the dictionary. III. Quick reference grammar guide. IV. Commonly confused pair of words. V. List of frequently misspelled words. VI. also contains useful words for games and puzzles. --S Shruthy on 22 Aug 2014

We can find meanings for all the words we search in this tiny one. its great. useful mainly for Students to improve vocabulary power. --Jayarama G L on 05 Jan 2015

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