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This is the reissued Oxford Mini Dictionary and Thesaurus. - now in an attractive new format.
This small dictionary and thesaurus offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary with over 40,000 words, phrases, and definitions and 65,000 synonyms and antonyms based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus, a unique databank comprising hundreds of millions of words of English. Definitions are easy to understand, given in a clear, simple style, and avoiding technical language. Thesaurus entries are integrated into the dictionary entries, so you can find synonyms and antonyms easily. The centre section provides extra help with spelling, grammar, and vocabulary.
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INTRODUCTION; GUIDE TO THE DICTIONARY AND THESAURUS; ABBREVIATIONS; A-Z DICTIONARY AND THESAURUS; QUICK-REFERENCE GRAMMAR GUIDE; COMMONLY CONFUSED PAIRS OF WORDS; FREQUENTLY MISSPELLED WORDS; BRITISH AND NORTH AMERICAN EQUIVALENTS; COLLECTIVE NAMES FOR ANIMALS; ANIMALS' HOMES; MALE AND FEMALE ANIMALS; YOUNG ANIMALS