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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English (original 1911; edition 1976)
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English by H. W. Fowler (1911)
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The Concise Oxford English Dictionary is the most popular dictionary of its kind around the world and is noted for its clear, concise definitions as well as its comprehensive and authoritative coverage of the vocabulary of the English-speaking world. This reissue of the revised edition bringsthe tenth edition completely up to date by the addition of hundreds of new words and meanings taken from Oxford's renowned data collection programme, with a special focus on fast-changing areas of the language such as new technology, e-commerce, fashion, and youth culture. In addition there is a new40-page section including information on countries and nationalities, alphabets and accents, weights and measures, and a games and puzzles wordfinder. There is also a new grammar guide and a section covering the language emerging through new technologies such as SMS.
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