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The Little Oxford Dictionary of Current English : Sixth Edition

Ostler, George; Swannell, Julia; Oxford University Press

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ISBN 10: 0198611889 / ISBN 13: 9780198611882
Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1988
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Sixth Edition / Sixth Printing. Very good, bound in full heavy black morocco with brass corner protectors, "V.W." stamped in gold on lower right corner of front cover. 10.5 x 15. hard cover. 674pp. Bookseller Inventory # 0785011

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Title: The Little Oxford Dictionary of Current ...

Publisher: Clarendon Press, Oxford

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Full Leather

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket As Issued

Edition: 6th Edition / 6th Printing Collectible

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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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