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A unique combination of dictionary and usage guide, this new book offers a complete one-stop reference on the English language. Both parts of the Guide are completely up to date and have been compiled using the resources of the Oxford Dictionaries Department, including a massive computer database of English which allows accurate and up to date tracking of current trends in usage and spelling.
* Over 51,000 dictionary entries
* 56,000 clear definitions
* Pronunciations given for thousands of awkward words
* Quick reference usage notes at relevant entries
* Detailed 150-page guide to the rules of grammar, spelling, pronunciation, punctuation, meaning, and idioms
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About the Editors:
Maurice Waite is the editor of The Oxford Spelling Dictionary and the seventh edition of The Little Oxford Dictionary 7e. Edmund Weiner is Deputy Editor of the 20-volume Oxford English Dictionary. Andrew Delahunty is, with Edmund Weiner, editor of The Little Oxford Guide to English Usage.
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Book Description Oxford University Press, USA, 1996. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0198613121
Book Description Oxford University Press, 1996. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0198613121
Book Description 1995. Hardcover. Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Published by Oxford University Press in 1995. Dust jacket. Number of pages: 632.A BRAND NEW BOOK UNUSED. Full refund if not satisfied. 24 hour despatch. If not pictured in this listing, a scan of the actual book is available on request. Language: eng. Seller Inventory # nf1605