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New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors: The Essential A-Z Guide to…

by R. M. Ritter

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The successor to eleven editions of Collins' Authors'
and printers' dictionary, revised to present OUP's
house style regarding spelling, punctuation, capitalization, abbreviation, foreign words and phrases, and
proof-correcting.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0198610408, Hardcover)

The New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors is an essential A-Z guide for everyone who works with words. Drawing on the expertise and authority of Oxford dictionaries, it provides valuable advice on those words and names which raise questions time after time whether because of spelling, capitalization, hyphenation, cultural or historical context. In addition to lexical terms, there are many place names, personal names, institutional names, literary references, and books of the Bible included. Each entry gives full coverage of recommended spellings, variant forms, easily confused words, hyphenation, capitalization, foreign and specialist terms, proper names, and abbreviations.

The New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors has long been an indispensable part of any editor's reference shelf, now the text is even more useful than before. It is an essential tool for writers, editors, publishers, journalists, and web editors.

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