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Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English (original 1911; edition 1976)

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100 years after its first publication, the twelfth edition of this world-famous bestseller gives the most up-to-date picture of the English language today. The original 1911 edition, revolutionary at the time for its focus on current English and its use of illustrative examples, combined asuccinct yet approachable style with coverage of everyday as well as specialist terms. This centenary edition continues this ground-breaking tradition, giving you rich authoritative coverage of English as it is used today.The CD-ROM version of the dictionary offers full-text search functionality, instant look-up from WindowsRG documents, including email and the internet, and high-quality spoken pronunciations for thousands of words, making it ideal for family use, as well as for home, work, and school use. The CD-ROMis both WindowsRG and Mac compatible.… (more)
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Info:Oxford University Press (1976), Hardcover, 1408 pages
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Current English by H. W. Fowler (1911)

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Possibly the best dictionary to roam the Earth. Love the ease of the whole thing. Just perfect. ( )
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Fowler, H. W.primary authorall editionsconfirmed
Fowler, F. G.main authorall editionsconfirmed
Allen, Robertmain authorsome editionsconfirmed
Fowler, H. W.Editorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Friedrichsen, G W SRevisersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
McIntosh, E.Revisersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Sykes, J. B.Editorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Thompson, DellaEditorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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100 years after its first publication, the twelfth edition of this world-famous bestseller gives the most up-to-date picture of the English language today. The original 1911 edition, revolutionary at the time for its focus on current English and its use of illustrative examples, combined asuccinct yet approachable style with coverage of everyday as well as specialist terms. This centenary edition continues this ground-breaking tradition, giving you rich authoritative coverage of English as it is used today.The CD-ROM version of the dictionary offers full-text search functionality, instant look-up from WindowsRG documents, including email and the internet, and high-quality spoken pronunciations for thousands of words, making it ideal for family use, as well as for home, work, and school use. The CD-ROMis both WindowsRG and Mac compatible.

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