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The New Oxford Dictionary of English (Dictionary)
This is called the New Oxford Dictionary of English because it represents a new departure from the traditional Oxford approach. The book was largely written from scratch rather than being derived from previous Oxford dictionaries, and concentrates on the current core meanings of words and the relationship of other senses to this core, rather than a historical approach. The ...more
Hardcover, 2176 pages
Published September 1st 1998 by Oxford University Press
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