New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors

Hardcover | September 9, 2014

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The New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors is the essential A to Z guide for everyone who works with words. Drawing on the expertise of the Oxford Dictionaries department, it provides authoritative advice on those words and names which raise questions time after time because ofspelling, capitalization, hyphenation, and cultural or historical context. As well as lexical terms, there are many proper names included: from place names and personal names to names of institutions, literary references, and books of the Bible. Entries give full coverage of recommended spellings,variant forms, confusable words, hyphenation, capitalization, foreign and specialist terms, proper names, and abbreviations. It is an essential tool for writers, editors, publishers, journalists, and web editors, and together with New Hart's Rules and the New Oxford Spelling Dictionary forms the complete editorial reference set.

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The New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors is the essential A to Z guide for everyone who works with words. Drawing on the expertise of the Oxford Dictionaries department, it provides authoritative advice on those words and names which raise questions time after time because ofspelling, capitalization, hyphenation, and cultural...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:448 pages, 6.85 × 4.37 × 0.01 inPublished:September 9, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199570019

ISBN - 13:9780199570010

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Table of Contents

PrefaceGuide to the dictionaryAbbreviations used in the dictionaryA to ZPrime Ministers of Great Britain and of the United KingdomPresidents of the United States of AmericaMembers of the European UnionGreek alphabetDiacritics, accents, and special sortsMathematical symbolsSI unitsMetric prefixesChemical elements

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"Something of a bible...for printers in search of guidance." --East Anglian Daily Times 07/08/2010