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Macquarie Concise Dictionary

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The richness of Macquarie distilled into a compact format, the Concise meets the needs of the general reader in a book which is accessible, portable and easy-to-use.

The Fifth Edition features:- thousands of new words and up-to-date definitions such as climate wars, ecowarrior, fanta pants, flashpacker, GFC, lifestreaming, toxic debt- new computer words and related technical jargon such as advergaming, breadcrumb navigation, cybersquatting and first-person shooter - new encyclopaedic entries such as Barack Obama, Barangaroo, Black Saturday, Earth Hour, Large Hadron Collider, Stephanie Rice and many more- words and phrases from regional Australia, such as black snow, hydro pole, nointer, schnitter and many more- etymologies of words and phrases.

The Macquarie Concise Dictionary Fifth Edition, like its parent dictionary, continues to change, adapt and re-adjust to reflect Australian language. It is both international and uniquely Australian, making it the standard dictionary for all Australians. It packs the richness of Macquarie lexicography into a compact reference book.

ISBN: 9781876429843
ISBN-10: 1876429844
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1520
Published: 1st November 2009
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 24.2 x 15.8  x 6.6
Weight (kg): 1.82
Edition Number: 5
Edition Type: Revised