For anyone needing an up-to-date, comprehensive, and authoritative dictionary of current English in both print and electronic form for study, work or home.
Dictionary contains over 240,000 words, phrases, and definitions, covering technical and scientific vocabulary as well as English from around the world
Updated with hundreds of new words and phrases, based on the latest research from the Oxford Reading Programme and the Oxford English Corpus
CD-ROM automatically installs on your hard-drive and is ready whenever you need it, offering instant access to all of these features and more
Over 50,000 high-quality spoken pronunciations, so that you can hear how words are pronounced
Fully customizable interface, plus automatic look-up from other applications
Brand new software with a design that is compatible with Windows® and Mac operating systems
Oxford Paperback Dictionary and Thesaurus Third Edition
Paperback, 1088 pages, Apr 2010
Anyone who needs an affordable and portable, all-in-one reference work of dictionary and thesaurus in one.
The Oxford Paperback Dictionary and Thesaurus is the ultimate one-stop reference, containing both a dictionary and a thesaurus in one handy reference volume. The dictionary and thesaurus texts have an integrated design which has been tried and tested with users to speed up browsing and look-up. The dictionary has excellent coverage of everyday English, containing over 90,000 words, phrases and defi nitions and incorporating the newest words and phrases from Oxford’s language research programmes. The thesaurus provides over 100,000 synonyms and antonyms.
Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary 8th Edition
Paperback with CD-ROM
This is the dictionary learners love to use because it always gives them the help and support they need.
The OALD puts the learner at the centre of the dictionary, focusing on the learner’s need to understand and use words correctly, and to develop their core language skills. The new features introduced for the 8th edition are based on global research with teachers and students, and reflect the need for greater support with writing and exam preparation.
The OALD offers more help and more support than any other dictionary at this level. The new features for the 8th edition extend this help and support with the Oxford Writing Tutor and Oxford iWriter, further guidance on the most important words to know, and more help with collocations. The new edition includes 1000 new words and meanings covering technology, lifestyle, and street language.