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Concise Canadian Oxford Dictionary

Concise Canadian Oxford Dictionary    
Format Hardcover
Catalogue No. 0-19-542368-2
Pages 1600
Language English only
Price $45.00
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Edited by Katherine Barber.
Published by Oxford University Press, 2005.


All the lexical authority of the second edition of the Canadian Oxford Dictionary stands behind its newest sibling, the Concise Canadian Oxford Dictionary.

The Concise Canadian Oxford Dictionary packs 270,000 words, phrases and definitions in a perfect format for home, school or office.

A product of Oxford University Press’s ongoing examination of the English language, this up-to-the-minute dictionary covers the language as it is used today in Canada and around the world. All entries have been written from a Canadian point of view, providing Canadian pronunciations and including over 200,000 words and senses unique to our country.
  • Over 2,000 uniquely Canadian words and senses
  • 25,000 examples provide guidance on how to use words correctly
  • Includes the most up-to-date coverage of vocabulary, from adware to X-treme
  • Features recommended word breaks throughout
  • Entries based on an analysis of 20 million words of Canadian text
  • Based on the bestselling second edition of the Canadian Oxford Dictionary
With its 270,000 words, phrases and definitions, 27,000 word histories, 25,000 examples of usage, and recommended word-break points, the Concise Canadian Oxford Dictionary is the most authoritative, handy and cost-effective dictionary of its size available for Canadian readers and writers.

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