Paperback Oxford Canadian Dictionary by Katherine BarberPaperback Oxford Canadian Dictionary by Katherine Barber

Paperback Oxford Canadian Dictionary

EditorKatherine Barber, Tom Howell

Paperback | March 23, 2006

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Based on the critically acclaimed and best-selling Canadian Oxford Dictionarym the Paperback Oxford Canadian Dictionary offers all the authority of Oxford's flagship Canadian dictionary in a handy and affordable format. With 200,000 words, phrases, and definitions, it features over 1,800 uniquely Canadian words and senses. Definitions, worded for ease of comprehension, are presented so that the meaning most familiar to Canadians appears first. Each of these entries is exceptionally reliable, the result of thoroughresearch into the language and Oxford's unparalleled language resources. Designed to fulfill users' everyday reference needs, the Paperback Oxford Canadian Dictionary offers Canadians the essential vocabulary for everyday use.
Katherine Barber has been head of Oxford University Press's Canadian Dictionary Department since 1991 and is Editor-in-Chief of both editions of the Canadian Oxford Dictionary. In 1999, she won the Canadian Booksellers Association's Libris Award for Editor of the Year.
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Title:Paperback Oxford Canadian DictionaryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1240 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 1.5 inPublished:March 23, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195424395

ISBN - 13:9780195424393

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Useful Lots and lots of words. A good reference with words spelt the RIGHT way (aka Canadian way).
Date published: 2017-08-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Reference Even in the age of spell check its handy to have one around.
Date published: 2017-06-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Can't go wrong Oxford is the name you can rely on.
Date published: 2017-03-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great- but i loved the hardcover better I bought this paperback because I volunteer at nursing homes and retirement homes and in my Reading Groups I sometimes get questions about words as I'm reading books to them. I have a very good vocabulary but occasionally there would be a word that it would be good to look up. I have the hardcover version of the Oxford Canadian dictionary at home, so I bought this paperback to carry with me for my Reading Groups. It has a lot of words but not anywhere near the number of words in the hardcover book and wouldn't you know it, those were the words I needed. So this paperback has not been as useful to me as I had hoped, but it is still good.
Date published: 2017-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very useful This dictionary is easy to use and understand. I use it for essays, papers, etc. It is a very versatile product; I recommend it.
Date published: 2017-01-04