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Concise Oxford English Dictionary: Main edition

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Hardcover | June 24, 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 asuccinct 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.Includes 12 months' access to Oxford Dictionaries Online at

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Title:Concise Oxford English Dictionary: Main editionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1728 pagesPublished:June 24, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199601089

ISBN - 13:9780199601080

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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 08/02/2009