Summer Reading B2G1 Free
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Original Essays | July 14, 2015

    Joshua Mohr: IMG Your Imagination, Your Fingerprint



    When I was in grad school, a teacher told our workshop that if a published novel is 300 pages, the writer had to generate 1,200 along the way. I... Continue »
    1. $17.50 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

      All This Life

      Joshua Mohr 9781593766030

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$19.95
New Hardcover
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
25 Local Warehouse Reference- Dictionaries
15 Remote Warehouse Reference- Dictionaries

Oxford American Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus

by

Oxford American Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

The Oxford American Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus offers a unique, unified resource that combines, in one convenient volume, a comprehensive dictionary of American English and extensive thesaurus coverage. Definitions, synonyms, and antonyms are available within the same entry, making this an essential tool for anyone wishing to find an abundance of information in one easy-to-find place. The Oxford American Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus provides a far more illuminating picture of the variety and nuance of our language than is possible in a dictionary or thesaurus alone.

The Third Edition is fully updated with the latest lexical content, informed by Oxford's extensive language research program--including the Oxford English Corpus, a unique electronic database of more than two billion words that offers the fullest, most accurate picture of the English language today. Hundreds of new words cover such subjects as computing, ecology, and technology: examples include cybercrime, phishing, iPod, webcam, carbon footprint, wind farm, ringtone, neocon, scooch, sudoku, and warp speed. The book also has useful extra features such as a center Reference section of thoroughly updated supplements. Throughout the text, usage tip boxes provide users with helpful suggestions for writing more effective English. Finally, a completely redesigned interior lends an open, readable look that makes this resource accessible and easy to browse.

The portable Oxford American Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus is a valuable tool for students, writers, business people, or anyone wishing to write and speak American English with accuracy and flexibility. This superb volume is guaranteed to be the most frequently used reference work you own.

Buy this book and get three months of free access* to Oxford Dictionaries online at www.oxforddictionaries.com/access

A- Integrated dictionary and thesaurus regularly updated with the latest new words

A- Links to extra help on grammar, punctuation, spelling, and style

A- One million example sentences to show words in use

A- Audio pronunciations

A- Easy to search and browse

*Full terms and conditions on the website

Synopsis:

The Oxford American Desk Dictionary & Thesaurus Third Edition is the ideal all-in-one reference, with a dictionary and a thesaurus combined in one handy, integrated volume. A word's meanings, synonyms, and antonyms are given in the same entry, allowing the user access to all this information at a glance.

The Third Edition is fully updated with the latest lexical content, informed by Oxford's extensive language research program--including the Oxford English Corpus, a unique electronic database of more than two billion words that offers the fullest, most accurate picture of the English language today. Hundreds of new words cover such subjects as computing, ecology, and technology: examples include cybercrime, phishing, iPod, webcam, carbon footprint, wind farm, ringtone, neocon, scooch, sudoku, and warp speed. The book also has useful extra features such as a center Reference section of thoroughly updated supplements. Throughout the text, usage notes give users helpful suggestions for writing more effective English. Finally, a completely redesigned interior provides an open, readable look that makes this resource accessible and easy to browse.

The Oxford American Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus is a valuable tool for students, writers, business people, or anyone wishing to write and speak American English with accuracy and flexibility.

Synopsis:

An all-in-one reference providing convenience, value, and the authority of Oxford dictionaries.

The Oxford American Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus Third Edition is the ideal all-in-one reference, with a dictionary and a thesaurus combined in one handy, integrated volume. A word's meanings, synonyms, and antonyms are given in the same entry, allowing the user access to all this information at a glance.

The text is fully updated with the latest lexical content, informed by Oxford's extensive language research program, including the Oxford English Corpus, a unique electronic database of more than two billion words that allows us to offer the fullest, most accurate picture of the English language today. Hundreds of new words cover computing, ecology, technology, and many other subjects.

The Dictionary and Thesaurus includes helpful extra features such as a center Reference section of essential ready reference. Within the text, usage tip boxes help users write more effective English. A completely redesigned interior lends an open, readable look that makes this reference accessible and easy to use.

Find out more about our living language using Oxford Dictionaries Online - updated regularly with the latest changes to words and meanings, so you have the most accurate picture of English available. Use the thousands of audio pronunciations to hear how words are spoken. Improve your confidence in writing with helpful grammar and punctuation guides, full thesaurus information, style and usage help, and much more.

Discover more on oxforddictionaries.com, Oxford's hub for dictionaries and language reference.

About the Author

n/a

Table of Contents

Guide to the Dictionary and Thesaurus

Oxford American Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus

Reference Section

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199739271
Author:
Oxford University Press
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Manufactured by:
Oxford University Press
Subject:
Dictionaries - General
Subject:
Thesauri
Subject:
Dictionaries
Subject:
Reference | English Dictionaries
Subject:
Reference - Dictionaries
Publication Date:
20100931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
928
Dimensions:
5.9 x 8.2 x 2 in 2.35 lb

Other books you might like

  1. A People's History of the United...
    Used Trade Paper $11.00
  2. Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People
    Used Hardcover $7.95

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Music » General
Reference » Dictionaries » General
Reference » Thesauri

Oxford American Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus New Hardcover
0 stars - 0 reviews
$19.95 In Stock
Product details 928 pages Oxford University Press, USA - English 9780199739271 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The Oxford American Desk Dictionary & Thesaurus Third Edition is the ideal all-in-one reference, with a dictionary and a thesaurus combined in one handy, integrated volume. A word's meanings, synonyms, and antonyms are given in the same entry, allowing the user access to all this information at a glance.

The Third Edition is fully updated with the latest lexical content, informed by Oxford's extensive language research program--including the Oxford English Corpus, a unique electronic database of more than two billion words that offers the fullest, most accurate picture of the English language today. Hundreds of new words cover such subjects as computing, ecology, and technology: examples include cybercrime, phishing, iPod, webcam, carbon footprint, wind farm, ringtone, neocon, scooch, sudoku, and warp speed. The book also has useful extra features such as a center Reference section of thoroughly updated supplements. Throughout the text, usage notes give users helpful suggestions for writing more effective English. Finally, a completely redesigned interior provides an open, readable look that makes this resource accessible and easy to browse.

The Oxford American Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus is a valuable tool for students, writers, business people, or anyone wishing to write and speak American English with accuracy and flexibility.

"Synopsis" by , An all-in-one reference providing convenience, value, and the authority of Oxford dictionaries.

The Oxford American Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus Third Edition is the ideal all-in-one reference, with a dictionary and a thesaurus combined in one handy, integrated volume. A word's meanings, synonyms, and antonyms are given in the same entry, allowing the user access to all this information at a glance.

The text is fully updated with the latest lexical content, informed by Oxford's extensive language research program, including the Oxford English Corpus, a unique electronic database of more than two billion words that allows us to offer the fullest, most accurate picture of the English language today. Hundreds of new words cover computing, ecology, technology, and many other subjects.

The Dictionary and Thesaurus includes helpful extra features such as a center Reference section of essential ready reference. Within the text, usage tip boxes help users write more effective English. A completely redesigned interior lends an open, readable look that makes this reference accessible and easy to use.

Find out more about our living language using Oxford Dictionaries Online - updated regularly with the latest changes to words and meanings, so you have the most accurate picture of English available. Use the thousands of audio pronunciations to hear how words are spoken. Improve your confidence in writing with helpful grammar and punctuation guides, full thesaurus information, style and usage help, and much more.

Discover more on oxforddictionaries.com, Oxford's hub for dictionaries and language reference.

spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.