Oxford Dictionary Of Current English

Author: Catherine Soanes
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199299966
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Provides definitions of words in contemporary use in English-speaking countries throughout the world, with examples of idiomatic uses, guides to irregular forms, notes on grammar and preferred usage, and lists of related terms.

The Oxford English Dictionary

Author: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195214567
Size: 62.52 MB
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This is a series of three volumes supplementing the acclaimed Second Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary. Each volume contains 3,000 new words and meanings presented in the style of the OED. These represent a variety of work-in-progress, covering words and meanings that have recently entered the language, as well as the results of further research on items already included in the Dictionary. With over 12,000 illustrative quotations showing the evolution of each word or meaning, these volumes are not only a testimony to the continual development of our living language, but also make compelling browsing.

The Little Oxford Guide To English Usage

Author: E. S. C. Weiner
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Size: 35.36 MB
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Based on the highly successful Oxford Guide to English Usage, The Little Oxford Guide is a handy subject-by-subject guide to good English, pointing out pitfalls and how to avoid them. Clear advice is given on spelling, punctuation, grammar, pronunciation, and difficult and misused words. Quotations from authors ranging from Shakespeare to Martin Amis illustrate points of usage. Including all the key advice to help you speak and write better English, this practical reference provides the ideal companion to The Little Oxford Dictionary and The Little Oxford Thesaurus.

Royal And Ruthless Bundle

Author: Robyn Donald
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 1426838654
Size: 46.62 MB
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Royal and Ruthless Bundle by Robyn Donald,Trish Morey,Sabrina Philips,Lucy Gordon released on Aug 1, 2009 is available now for purchase.

The Ring Of Words

Author: Peter Gilliver
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199568367
Size: 40.54 MB
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Three senior editors at the Oxford English Dictionary examine Tolkien's career as a lexicographer who spent two years on the staff of the OED, analyze its influence on his creative use of language in his fictional works, and probe the origins and meaning of such Tolkienesque words as "hobbit," "Ent," and "mithril."

Spoken Marshallese

Author: Byron Wilbur Bender
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
ISBN: 9780870220708
Size: 31.56 MB
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Spoken Marshallese is designed to fill the need for a basic text in the language of the Marshall Islands. It will give students a fluency in the language and a feeling for its structure, enabling him or her to converse freely on a broad range of subjects without additional formal instruction. The Marshallese-English Dictionary, by Takaji Abo, Byron W. Bender, Alfred Capelle, and Tony DeBrum, would be useful as a supplement to this text.

Arabic Manuscripts

Author: Adam Gacek
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004170367
Size: 29.48 MB
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Arranged alphabetically by subject and/or concept and richly illustrated, the present vademecum deals with various aspects of Arabic manuscript studies. A companion volume to my recently published The Arabic Manuscript Tradition (2001) and its Supplement (2008), this work constitutes an indispensible aid to students and researchers.

The Oxford Compact English Dictionary

Author: Catherine Soanes
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Size: 70.55 MB
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This comprehensive and easy-to-use compact dictionary includes: over 145,000 words, phrases and definitions ; a comprehensive coverage of everyday English ; helpful notes giving guidance on grammar, usage and spelling ; and appendices including a guide to good English and a guide to the language of the Internet.