Canadian Oxford Dictionary of Current English

April 29, 2005|
Canadian Oxford Dictionary of Current English by Katherine Barber
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Based on the critically acclaimed best-selling Canadian Oxford Dictionary, the Canadian Oxford Dictionary of Current English offers a reliable description of Canadian spelling , pronunciation and meaning in a handy, mass-market format. With 125,000 words, phrases and definitions, it features over 900 uniquely Canadian words and senses. Definitions are presented so that the meaning most familiar to Canadians appears first. Each of these entries is exceptionally reliable, the result of thorough research into the language and Oxford''s unparalleled language resources. Throughout, it offers authoritative guidance on Canadian spelling, and pronunciations are given for difficult words using an easy sound-it-out system (ie for QWERTY Say KWUR tee). Designed to fulfill users'' everyday reference needs, the Canadian Oxford Dictionary of Current English offers Canadians the core vocabulary for everyday use.
Katherine Barber, who heads Oxford University Press''s Canadian Dictionary Department, was Editor-in-Chief for the Canadian Oxford Dictionary. In 1999, she won the Canadian Booksellers Association''s Editor of the Year Award. Robert Pontisso, Senior Lexicographer, has worked on both editions of the Canadian Oxford Dictionary, co-edited...
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Title:Canadian Oxford Dictionary of Current English
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:1104 pages, 7 X 4.31 X 1.75 in
Shipping dimensions:1104 pages, 7 X 4.31 X 1.75 in
Published:April 29, 2005
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780195422832

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