Synopses & Reviews
Combining two essential language resources in one small package, this marvelous combined dictionary and thesaurus offers a portable, compact, and convenient reference to the English language. The Oxford Mini Dictionary and Thesaurus
is small enough to fit easily into a bag or backpack, providing help with studies and solutions to everyday language problems and puzzles, wherever you may be.
Containing over 40,000 words, phrases, and definitions, and over 65,000 synonyms--all of the words you need to know for everyday use--this Second Edition features an attractive new design so that you can find what you need easily. The new design includes a closer meshing of the dictionary and thesaurus text, so that the synonyms for a particular word sit directly alongside the definition of that word, so that you have the meaning of a word and alternative word choices in one handy place. In addition, a new center section packed with language reference information makes this dictionary and thesaurus a one-stop tool that will help to solve your grammar and spelling queries.
The perfect resource for people on the go, Oxford Mini Dictionary and Thesaurus blends portability and authority in the most comprehensive reference work of its size.
The Oxford Mini Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Wordpower Guide
provides three mini books in one handy and affordable format. Offering wide coverage of today's English, the dictionary contains over 40,000 words, phrases, and definitions, while the thesaurus has more than 75,000 alternative words. A brand-new page design provides matching dictionary and thesaurus entries--dictionary entries are located on the top of the page and matching thesaurus entries can be found at the bottom. Clearly indicated in-text usage notes give straight-forward guidance on the spelling and usage of tricky or easily confusable words. The Wordpower Guide offers extra help with vocabulary, as well as sections that will help readers to use the English language more effectively.
Affordable and easy to use, The Oxford Mini Dictionary, Thesaurus, and Wordpower Guide is perfect for anyone who wants a portable quick-reference book.
About the Author
is Project Editor for English Dictionaries and Thesauruses at Oxford University Press.