The Color Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus provides a complete dictionary and thesaurus in one handy volume. The last edition of this book was a huge success. Now, in its new edition, it has been fully updated and contains a new 30-page center section on Effective English which covers the basics of writing English and how to get the best out of your thesaurus. The design is extremely user-friendly. Each page is split between thesaurus and dictionary, with headwords, phrases, and key synonyms all in color, so they are easy to find. The dictionary contains over 50,000 words, phrases, and definitions, and the thesaurus provides 65,000 synonyms, ensuring all of your everyday vocabulary is covered. This Dictionary and Thesaurus fits easily into a bag or back pack and is ideal at home, on the move, and in the office.
The Oxford English Reference Dictionary extends the aims of conventional dictionaries to be more useful, more practical, and more informative. It provides an extensive English dictionary, as well as proper name entries on people, places, science, etc.
Designed for tourists, travelers, business people, and students, this useful language dictionary provides clear and concise definitions of 50,000 words and phrases plus wide-ranging and current coverage of the vocabulary of everyday life.
The Oxford English Dictionary is the internationally recognized authority on the evolution of the English language from 1150 to the present day. The Dictionary defines over 500,000 words, making it an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, pronunciation, and history of the English language. This new upgrade version of The Oxford English Dictionary Second Edition on CD-ROM offers unparalleled access to the world's most important reference work for the English language. The text of this version has been augmented with the inclusion of the Oxford English Dictionary Additions Series (Volumes 1-3), published in 1993 and 1997, the Bibliography to the Second Edition, and other ancillary material. System requirements: PC with minimum 200 MHz Pentium-class processor; 32 MB RAM (64 MB recommended); 16-speed CD-ROM drive (32-speed recommended); Windows 95, 98, Me, NT, 200, or XP (Local administrator rights are required to install and open the OED for the first time on a PC running Windows NT 4 and to install and run the OED on Windows 2000 and XP); 1.1 GB hard disk space to run the OED from the CD-ROM and 1.7 GB to install the CD-ROM to the hard disk: SVGA monitor: 800 x 600 pixels: 16-bit (64k, high color) setting recommended. Please note: for the upgrade, installation requires the use of the OED CD-ROM v2.0.
Offers definitions for English words and phrases, along with observations about the evolution of the dictionary since its first edition and tables that contain information for such topics as countries and chemical elements.
This edition is fully revised with up-to-date coverage of all the essential vocabulary of everyday life. There are over 100,000 words, phrases, and translations, along with special treatment of key words: frequently-used words, which are the building blocks to learning the language, are given a special layout and usage notes to help learners use with them correctly. New warning symbols make slang and informal words and expressions instantly identifiable and an A-Z of cultural information helps students further their understanding of the French-speaking world.