The Little Oxford Dictionary of Current English

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Over one million copies of the fifth edition of the Little Oxford Dictionary have been sold since its publication in 1980. This most thorough revision to date features:

· New larger format.

· Far more attractive pages than any other dictionary of its price.

· Great increase in contemporary vocabulary, especially technical and scientific terms. New words include: ageism, aikido, allergenci, futon, privatize, surrogate mother, tofu, user-friendly.

· Different senses of words ordered by frequency of use.

· Abbreviations kept to a minimum.

· Pronunciations given in the International Phonetic Alphabet.

· New appendix on some vexing questions of pronunciation, spelling, plurals, meaning, and grammar (such as all right, decimate, shall/will) added to those on countries and the metric system.

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