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Reference (General), Dictionaries

 

1. Concise Oxford companion to the English language

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Searchable database of the Concise Oxford companion to the English language is based on the Oxford companion to the English language. It is the work of 130 experts and highlights slang and also differences between American English and British English.

 

2. Merriam-Webster online

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Contains an electronic version of Merriam-Webster's collegiate dictionary, as well as a thesaurus. Selected sections of the dictionary are omitted from the online version, notably the signs and symbols section, due to HTML encoding limitations.

 

3. Oxford dictionary of American usage and style

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Searchable database of information garnered from Byraon A. Garner's The Oxford dictionary of American usage and style.

 

4. Oxford dictionary of English

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Oxford Dictionary of English (2nd edition revised)

 

5. Oxford dictionary of English grammar

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Searchable database of the material found in The Oxford dictionary of English grammar. This work was originally published in 1994 as an Oxford University Press paperback. This resource contains over 1,000 grammatical terms and their definitions.

 

6. Oxford dictionary of modern quotations

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Containing over 5,000 quotations from authors as diverse as Elizabeth Arden, Billy Connolly, Bertolt Brecht, Linda Evangelista, Eddie Izzard, Alison Lurie, Carl Sagan, William Shatner, and Desmond Tutu, the dictionary is author-organized with generous cross-referencing. Special categories for film taglines and cartoon captions have been added to accompany misquotations, official advice, newspaper headlines, and many more. Informative and entertaining, this book is a vital part of the modern reference shelf, perfectly designed to answer the questions, ‘Who said that...and when...and why?’

 

7. Oxford English dictionary

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A complete text of the 2nd. ed. of the Oxford English dictionary with quarterly updates, including revisions not available in any other form.

 

8. Oxford paperback thesaurus

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Searchable database of the second edition of The Oxford paperback thesaurus contains over 300,000 synonyms and antonyms.

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