The Oxford American dictionary of current English

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  • English language -- United States -- Dictionaries,
  • Americanisms -- Dictionaries

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Searchable database of the new American edition of The Oxford American dictionary of current English. This resource contains over 175,000 words, phrases and definitions, 3,000 biographical and geographical entries. Based on a database of 200 million words this resource also contains grammar, style and usage notes.

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Other titlesOxford reference online premium.
Statementedited by Frank Abate.
GenreDictionaries.
ContributionsAbate, Frank R., Oxford University Press.
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19567448M
ISBN 100195133749
ISBN 109780195133745
OCLC/WorldCa166704881

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