|Author||: Maurice Waite|
|Publisher||: Oxford University Press, USA|
|Total Pages||: 772|
|ISBN 10||: 0198602022|
|ISBN 13||: 9780198602026|
|Language||: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL|
Based on the extremely successful Little Oxford Dictionary, this revised color dictionary provides quick access to the spelling and meaning of more than 55,000 words. Enhanced by an attractive color layout that highlights headwords and key words and phrases, this handy reference provides all the critical information you need when away from home or the library. With many outstanding features based on the needs and comments of users and experts, The Oxford Color Dictionary, Revised Edition offers guidance on alternative and difficult spellings, special new panels explaining points of grammar and grammatical terminology, expanded coverage of new technical and scientific terms, and completely up-to-date coverage of idiomatic English. In addition, this light and portable reference includes appendices of countries, peoples of the world, and weights and measures, as well as new usage notes offering advice on common problems, and pronunciations for awkward words. A new appendix helps users get more out of the dictionary by testing vocabulary-building skills with questions and answers about spelling and meaning.