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Illustrated Oxford Dictionary

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ISBN13: 9780789493590
ISBN10: 0789493594
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Revised and updated to include 187,000 entries and definitions, 4,500 illustrations, and 600 illustrated panels, the "Illustrated Oxford Dictionary" is attractive and easy to use. Full color. 1,008.

Synopsis:

Revised and updated to include 187,000 entries and definitions, 4,500 illustrations, as well as 600 illustrated panels, the Illustrated Oxford Dictionary is an exciting and accessible illustrated dictionary brought to you by two leaders in reference publishing. Combining the expertise of Oxford University Press with DK's genius in illustrated home reference, this attractive, easy-to-use dictionary is sure to appeal to the entire family. Oxford University Press has published dictionaries for more than 150 years and is today recognized as the world's leading authority on the authentication, definition, and usage of the English language. Oxford's World Reading Program tracks the growth of the English language worldwide, and is the most comprehensive survey of its kind, collecting on average more than 18,000 new words and phrases each month.

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Oxford University Press has published dictionaries for more than 150 years and is today recognized as the world's leading authority on the authentication, definition, and usage of words in English. Oxford's World Reading Program tracks the growth of the English language worldwide, and is the most comprehensive survey of its kind, collecting on average more than 18,000 new words and phrases each month.

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johndeerequeen2, August 26, 2006 (view all comments by johndeerequeen2)
I recieved this book as a present for my entry into WVUP-Parkersburg College. This dictionary is wonderfully written with brilliant bold colors and very comprehensible definitions! It is my favorite of all time books. It has aided in my education greatly. I have recieved my associates degree in Education with an emphisis on Child Development.
Since I have recieved this book, my mother wants one also. I am going to surprise her with one soon also. Thanks for the opportunity of letting you know how I feel about this book.
Linda Jones WV.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780789493590
Manufactured:
Dorling Kindersley Publishing
Foreword:
Davis, Christopher
Manufactured:
Dorling Kindersley Publishing
Foreword:
Davis, Christopher
Foreword:
Abate, Frank
Author:
DK Publishing
Foreword:
Abate, Frank
Publisher:
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Location:
London
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Picture dictionaries, English
Subject:
Dictionaries - General
Subject:
Dictionaries
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Revised & Updat
Series Volume:
34
Publication Date:
June 2003
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
1008
Dimensions:
10.30x8.02x2.49 in. 6.23 lbs.

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Illustrated Oxford Dictionary
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Product details 1008 pages Dorling Kindersley Publishing - English 9780789493590 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Revised and updated to include 187,000 entries and definitions, 4,500 illustrations, as well as 600 illustrated panels, the Illustrated Oxford Dictionary is an exciting and accessible illustrated dictionary brought to you by two leaders in reference publishing. Combining the expertise of Oxford University Press with DK's genius in illustrated home reference, this attractive, easy-to-use dictionary is sure to appeal to the entire family. Oxford University Press has published dictionaries for more than 150 years and is today recognized as the world's leading authority on the authentication, definition, and usage of the English language. Oxford's World Reading Program tracks the growth of the English language worldwide, and is the most comprehensive survey of its kind, collecting on average more than 18,000 new words and phrases each month.
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