Little Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus

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Tired of flipping back and forth between a dictionary and a thesaurus, searching for just the right word? This second edition of the Little Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus, combines (joins, unifies, links, connects, integrates, merges, etc.) two superb language resources, allowing users to find both definitions and synonyms under the same entry quickly and easily. Available in the US for the first time, this dictionary and thesaurus is the smallest hardback in the Oxford range, offering a convenient, compact, ...
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Overview


Tired of flipping back and forth between a dictionary and a thesaurus, searching for just the right word? This second edition of the Little Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus, combines (joins, unifies, links, connects, integrates, merges, etc.) two superb language resources, allowing users to find both definitions and synonyms under the same entry quickly and easily. Available in the US for the first time, this dictionary and thesaurus is the smallest hardback in the Oxford range, offering a convenient, compact, and portable reference book to help with studies, everyday language problems, or cross-word puzzles and other word games, wherever you happen to be. The easy-to-use layout places the thesaurus entry for a word directly alongside the dictionary entry so that you no longer have to search the page to find the word you're looking for. A center section gives encyclopedic information such as lists of countries and capitals, rivers and lakes, kings, queens, and prime ministers, as well as collective nouns, helping you to broaden your knowledge of language and of the world.

Packed with help and information, the Little Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus is the ideal small reference book for home, school, or work. Features include:

· Convenient, easy-to-use format combining definition and synonyms in each entry

· Over 40,000 words, phrases, and definitions, and over 65,000 synonyms, drawn from Oxford's acclaimed language database

· Center section with encyclopedic information including lists of countries, capitals, prime ministers and more, as well as collective nouns

· Integrated text allows you to find meanings and synonyms quickly and easily

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199534814
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 7/15/2008
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 752
  • Sales rank: 191,521
  • Product dimensions: 4.30 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 1.60 (d)

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