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Oxford English Mini Dictionary
This is a brand new edition of the smallest dictionary in Oxford's core range of dictionaries. The Oxford English Minidictionary is the ideal quick-reference tool. It is small and portable - slipping easily into a bag or briefcase. It is affordable and robust - its flexicover means that it resists wearing out, even though it is used all the time. This new edition of the ...more
Paperback, 648 pages
Published June 11th 2010 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published May 2007)
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Of course I haven't litteraly *read* it :-) . I have it beside my desk and I highly recommend it, especially (I talk about what I know) for non-native scientists writing in English. Features some useful goodies, such as commonly mistaken words (both a dedicated list and reminders within each sensitive word's entry) and UK vs US spellings. I highly support using a physical English-only dictionary as your main aid, rather than using Google Translate and/or an English-something/something-English ...more
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