Author: Catherine Soanes
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN/UPC (if available): 0-1986-0378-9
Compact and easy to use, the Oxford Dictionary of Current English is ideal for general reference needs, whether at school, home, or in the office. It offers excellent coverage of English as it is used today around the world, the defining style is straightforward and non-technical, and thousands of examples illustrate idiomatic usage.
All irregular noun, verb, and adjectival inflections are spelled out in full, while guidance on grammar and good usage is provided by in-text notes. Additional features include Wordbuilder boxes giving information on related words and thematic tables on subjects such as countries, chemical elements, and nationalities.
Over 120000 words, phrases and definitions
Excellent coverage of English as it is used today around the world
Straightforward and non-technical definitions
Wordbuilder boxes provide information on related words
Thematic tables focus on subjects such as countries and chemical elements
Guide to the use of the dictionary
Note on trademarks and proprietary status
Oxford Dictionary of Current English