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Concise Oxford English Dictionary

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Published: 18th August 2011
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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 a succinct 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. Explore our language resources on oxforddictionaries.com, Oxford's home for dictionaries and language reference.

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            I am very happy to own this> I am able to check anyword at any time and get an indepth meaning(s) of the word!

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            `Review from previous edition This is the dictionary par excellence for the general reader ... it answers a lot of questions; it is easy to use; it does not take up too much space on a crowded desk.' David Malcolm, Times Literary Supplement

            ISBN: 9780199601080
            ISBN-10: 0199601089
            Audience: General
            Format: Hardcover
            Language: English
            Number Of Pages: 1728
            Published: 18th August 2011
            Publisher: OUP Oxford
            Dimensions (cm): 24.2 x 16.7  x 6.0
            Weight (kg): 1.61
            Edition Number: 12