Canadian Oxford Dictionary of Current English by Katherine Barber

Canadian Oxford Dictionary of Current English

EditorKatherine Barber, Robert Pontisso, Tom Howell

Paperback | April 29, 2005

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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 andOxford'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 Canadiansthe core vocabulary for everyday use.

About The Author

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 EnglishFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1104 pages, 7 × 4.31 × 1.75 inPublished:April 29, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019542283X

ISBN - 13:9780195422832

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