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Pearshall, Judy, ed. (2000) The new Oxford dictionary of English. Oxford: Oxford University Press .

The dictionary focuses on English as it is really used today, informed by currently available evidence and the latest research. The dictionary is unique in that it places the most frequently used meanings of each wordfirst, followed by secondary and technical senses, slang, idioms, and historical and obsolete senses. There are over 500 boxed usage notes, giving guidance on all aspects of the language and backed up by extensive analysis of the evidence. Featuring 350,000 words, phrases, and definitions, thisdictionary offers the most comprehensive coverage of English as it is actually used in the twenty-first century.


Item Type
Book
Date
2000
Call No
REF
Pages
xxi, 2
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Place of Publication
Oxford
ISBN
0-19-860441-6
Keywords
dictionary, English language
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB 816 (Available)

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