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Paperback Oxford English Dictionary

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Paperback | May 16, 2012

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This fully updated edition offers over 120,000 words, phrases, and definitions. It covers all the words you need for everyday use, carefully selected from the evidence of the Oxford English Corpus, a databank of 21st century English, containing over 2 billion words.The Factfinder centresection gives quick-reference entries on topics including famous people, countries, and science.Includes 3 months' access to Oxford Dictionaries Online at oxforddictionaries.com.
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Title:Paperback Oxford English DictionaryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1056 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0 inPublished:May 16, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199640947

ISBN - 13:9780199640942

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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
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Date published: 2017-01-20
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Date published: 2017-01-17
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Date published: 2017-01-09
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Date published: 2016-12-05
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Date published: 2016-11-28