The Color Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus provides a complete dictionary and thesaurus in one handy volume. The last edition of this book was a huge success. Now, in its new edition, it has been fully updated and contains a new 30-page center section on Effective English which covers the basics of writing English and how to get the best out of your thesaurus. The design is extremely user-friendly. Each page is split between thesaurus and dictionary, with headwords, phrases, and key synonyms all in color, so they are easy to find. The dictionary contains over 50,000 words, phrases, and definitions, and the thesaurus provides 65,000 synonyms, ensuring all of your everyday vocabulary is covered. This Dictionary and Thesaurus fits easily into a bag or back pack and is ideal at home, on the move, and in the office.
A comprehensive and authoritative guide to more than 45,000 words and phrases in both European and Latin American Spanish, this user-friendly reference also includes cross-word puzzles and word games to build knowledge of grammar and word choice.
This is a brand new edition of the Oxford Colour German Dictionary Plus. This dictionary is an effective and practical reference tool for students, adult learners, travellers, or business professionals. It is especially user-friendly, with a colourful design that makes it easy to find the word you are looking for quickly. It also has usage notes, giving you help with tricky and frequently occurring words, verb lists and grammar notes. This edition also sees a completely refreshed and up-to-date centre section. The main focus of this section is to help you build your vocabulary. We have identified the German words you most need to know, and they are laid out clearly for you here; you will also find them marked with a handy key symbol in the A-Z text of the dictionary. We also include word games so that you can practise your dictionary skills and learn vocabulary while having fun. The centre section also contains a calendar of holidays and festivals and a brand-new A-Z of Germanlife and culture - ideal for the traveller and those learning about life in Germany.
The Oxford English Dictionary is the internationally recognized authority on the evolution of the English language from 1150 to the present day. The Dictionary defines over 500,000 words and traces their usage through 2.5 million illustrative quotations from a wide range of literary and other sources. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, pronunciation, and history of the English language. This new version of the Oxford English Dictionary (Second Edition) on CD-ROM offers unparalleled access to the world's most important reference work for the English language. The text of this version now includes almost 2,000 words and phrases from the OED team's ongoing revision program, as well as the full text of the OED Second Edition, published in 1989, the Oxford English Dictionary Addition Series (Volumes 1-3), published in 1993 and 1997, the Bibliography to the Second Edition, and other ancillary material. Minimum system requirements: PC with 200 MHz Pentium-class processor 32 MB RAM (64 MB recommended) 16-speed CD-ROM drive (32-speed recommended) Windows 95, 98, 98 Se, Me, NT, 2000, XP, or Vista Minimum 1.1 GB hard disk space to run the OED from the CD-ROM and 1.7 GB to install the CD-ROM to the hard disk SVGA monitor: 800 x 600 pixels, 16-bit (64k, high color) setting recommended For help with difficulties with the OED on CD ROM, please visit www.oup.co.uk/ep/cdroms/oed Should you need further assistance, please email US Technical Support at [email protected]
Perfect for school or for anyone who wants to build their vocabulary, the Color Oxford Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Wordpower Guide is your own personal expert on how to use the English language to maximum effect.
This unique dictionary offer highly visible color headwords that make finding a particular definition especially easy. It includes 50,000 words and phrases, 70,000 translations, guidance on pronunciation and usage, and helpful verb tables.
New edition! The Oxford Children's Colour Dictionary is clear and colourful, ideal for reference, homework help and exploring language. With simple meanings and clear definitions, children can expand their vocabulary and check their spelling with ease. The design is bright and accessible, with the full alphabet on every page to make finding words easy, and illustrations to bring words to life. Helpful information on how to use words, word families and compounds words aids both children'sspelling and their understanding of language. New for this edition is a supplement on spelling, grammar and punctuation to support the curriculum and help with homework, and specially written Top Writing Tips from the best-selling children's authors Charlie Higson, Andy Stanton, Jeremy Strong and Jacqueline Wilson, help young writers get started. The Oxford Children's Colour Dictionary is the perfect handy dictionary for reading, writing and spelling, both at home and at school. For lots of FREE downloadable games, puzzles, activities and much more, go to www.oxforddicitonaries.com/schools
Designed for tourists, travelers, business people, and students, this useful language dictionary provides clear and concise definitions of 50,000 words and phrases plus wide-ranging and current coverage of the vocabulary of everyday life.