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The Oxford Pocket American Thesaurus of Current English (New Look for Oxford Dictionaries)

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Publisher Comments:

The Oxford American Thesaurus of Current English is based on state-of-the-art research using a vast database of some 200 million words, conducted by Oxford's U.S. dictionary staff. It offers the most reliable word resource available, one that is more practical, less expensive, with larger type and a much cleaner page layout. Its features include:

  • 15,000 main entries keyed to over 350,000 synonyms
  • Sample sentences or phrases for virtually every sense
  • Key entries include antonym lists, with cross references to other main entries
  • Synonym Studies illuminate the subtle nuances of meaning among a group of closely related words
  • Includes Oxford's exclusive Writer's Toolkit, including a punctuation guide, usage notes, and much more
With clear, expert advice on grammar, usage, and pronunication, this up-to-date thesaurus is the first place to look when you want just the right word.

Synopsis:

Based on a vast database of over two hundred million words, the Oxford Pocket American Thesaurus of Current English offers superb coverage of American English. Oxford's U.S. Dictionaries Program has takes a state-of-the-art approach to the design of reference works, focusing on the words users

most commonly encounter. All Oxford American dictionaries use an easy-to-use respelling system to show how entries are pronounced. It uses simple, familiar markings to represent common American English sounds. The result is the most reliable word resource available, one that is more practical and

less expensive, perfect for students or the general reader. Its features include:

DT Key entries that include antonym lists, with cross references to other main entries

DT Synonym Studies that illuminate the subtle nuances of meaning among a group of closely related words

DT Oxford's exclusive Writer's Toolkit, including a punctuation guide, usage notes, and much more With clear, expert advice on grammar, usage, and pronunciation, this up-to-date thesaurus is the first place to look when you want just the right word.

DT 15,000 main entries keyed to over 350,000 synonyms

DT Sample sentences or phrases for virtually every word sense

About the Author

Christine A. Lindberg is Staff Project Editor in the U.S. Dictionaries Program of Oxford University Press, in Connecticut.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780195150834
Editor:
Lindberg, Christine A.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Editor:
Lindberg, Christine A.
Author:
null, Christine A.
Author:
Lindberg, Christine A.
Subject:
Thesauri
Subject:
Reference | English Dictionaries
Subject:
Reference | English Usage Guides
Series:
New Look for Oxford Dictionaries
Publication Date:
20020718
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, line illus, 12 color plates
Pages:
880
Dimensions:
5.38 x 8 x 1.56 in 1.375 lb

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The Oxford Pocket American Thesaurus of Current English (New Look for Oxford Dictionaries)
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"Synopsis" by , Based on a vast database of over two hundred million words, the Oxford Pocket American Thesaurus of Current English offers superb coverage of American English. Oxford's U.S. Dictionaries Program has takes a state-of-the-art approach to the design of reference works, focusing on the words users

most commonly encounter. All Oxford American dictionaries use an easy-to-use respelling system to show how entries are pronounced. It uses simple, familiar markings to represent common American English sounds. The result is the most reliable word resource available, one that is more practical and

less expensive, perfect for students or the general reader. Its features include:

DT Key entries that include antonym lists, with cross references to other main entries

DT Synonym Studies that illuminate the subtle nuances of meaning among a group of closely related words

DT Oxford's exclusive Writer's Toolkit, including a punctuation guide, usage notes, and much more With clear, expert advice on grammar, usage, and pronunciation, this up-to-date thesaurus is the first place to look when you want just the right word.

DT 15,000 main entries keyed to over 350,000 synonyms

DT Sample sentences or phrases for virtually every word sense

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