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Paperback Oxford Canadian Dictionary, 2nd Edition

Paperback Oxford Canadian Dictionary, 2nd Edition    
Format Softcover
Catalogue No. 0-19-542439-5
Pages 1212
Language English only
Price $22.95

Edited by Heather Fitzgerald, Tom Howell, and Robert Pontisso. Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Dictionaries: Katherine Barber.
Published by Oxford University Press, 2006.


Based on the critically acclaimed and bestselling Canadian Oxford Dictionary, the Paperback Oxford Canadian Dictionary is the essential dictionary for everyday use, offering all the authority of Oxford’s flagship Canadian dictionary in a handy and affordable paperback format.

With over 200,000 words, phrases, and definitions, it features over 1,850 uniquely Canadian words and senses. Definitions, worded for ease of comprehension, are presented so that the meaning most familiar to Canadians appears first. Each of these entries is exceptionally reliable, the result of thorough research into the language and Oxford’s unparalleled language resources. Thousands of labels, usage notes, and example sentences offer help on correct usage. The dictionary contains thorough coverage of North American vocabulary in addition to Canadian English.

New to the second edition:
  • over 1,600 new words and senses added since the first edition
  • updated spellings
  • updated definitions that reflect advances in technology and changes in Canadian usage
For the backpack, the briefcase, or the bookshelf, the Paperback Oxford Canadian Dictionary is the most useful, informative, and practical paperback dictionary available.

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Last modified: April 25, 2006

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