The Oxford Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus (American)

The Oxford Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus (American)

by Frank R. Abate (Editor)

Hardcover(American Edition)

$16.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195112146
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 08/28/1997
Edition description: American Edition
Pages: 992
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.60(h) x 2.50(d)

About the Author

About the Editor:
Frank Abate is a Connecticut-based lexicographer whose credits include more than 20 different dictionaries. Recently, he was Managing Editor for The Oxford Desk Dictionary, American Edition and The Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus, and served as special consultant for U.S. usage on The Concise Oxford Dictionary, Ninth Edition.

Table of Contents

Preface vii(2)
How to use the Oxford Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus ix(2)
Abbreviations xi(3)
Key to the pronunciations xiv
Oxford Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus
1-938(937)
Special Reference Sections
939
Signs and Symbols
941(1)
Mathematical Notation
942(1)
Heat Index/Wind Chill
943(1)
Standard Weights and Measures with Metric Equivalents
944(1)
Metric Weights and Measures with Standard Equivalents
945(1)
Arabic and Roman Numerals/Multiplication Tables
946(2)
Chemical Elements
948(1)
Temperature
949(1)
Time Periods
950(1)
Wedding Anniversary Gifts
951(1)
Books of the Bible
952(1)
Presidents of the United States of America
953(1)
States of the United States
954(2)
Area Codes
956(2)
Countries of the World
958(6)
Easily Confused Words
964(7)
Terms for Groups of Animals
971

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