The Compact Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus is the ultimate one-stop reference, containing both a dictionary and a thesaurus in one handy reference volume. The dictionary and thesaurus texts have an integrated design which has been tried and tested with users to speed up browsing and look-up. The dictionary has excellent coverage of everyday English, containing over 90,000 words, phrases and definitions and incorporating the newest words and phrases from Oxford's language research programmes. The thesaurus provides over 100,000 synonyms and antonyms. New to this edition is a new centre section comprising brand-new sections on improving and explaining vocabulary and language skills, games and puzzles, and quick tips for spelling and commonly confused words. This dictionary and thesaurus is ideal for anyone who needs an all-in-one reference work.