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Electronic Pocket Oxford English Dictionary
This dictionary is ideal for everyone needing clear and accessible information on today's English. With over 140,000 words, including phrases, derivatives and idioms in more than 30,000 definitions, it provides a comprehensive coverage of everyday English. The meanings are given in a plain and straightforward style. Usage notes give guidance on points of grammar, usage, and spelling. Concise and useful information on interesting aspects of word origins is provided, avoiding technical terminology... more info>>
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A Dictionary of Biology
Fully revised and updated, this dictionary is the perfect guide for those studying biology, either at school or university. Containing many new entries, and now with biographical entries on key scientists, it provides comprehensive coverage of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry.
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A Dictionary of Business
This dictionary is a wide-ranging and informative guide to all aspects of modern business, which will prove indispensable to both students and professionals. There is broad coverage of marketing, taxation and accounting, investments, banking, and international finance. Up-to-date coverage on all aspects of management, including business strategy, organizational behaviour, human resources management, and operations management is also provided in addition to substantial coverage of business and fi... more info>>
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A Dictionary of Chemistry
Fully revised and updated, this dictionary is the ideal work of reference for students of chemistry, either at school or at university. Containing many new entries, and now with biographies of key scientists, it covers all aspects of chemistry, including physical chemistry and biochemistry.
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A Dictionary of Economics
Over 2,500 fully-updated entries, including 73 additions, covering the most recent terms and concepts such as e-commerce and the euro Clear explanations of all aspects of economic theory, from microeconomics to public finance and international trade International coverage of economic organizations and institutions Mathematical and statistical terms widely used in economics, as well as words from related areas such as business and finance 31 figures
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A Dictionary of English Place Names
This is the most authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of English place-names available in paperback. From Abbas Combe to Zennor, it gives the meaning and origin of over 12,000 place-names, tracing their development from earliest times to the present day. Essential reference for the tourist or local historian, it is absorbing reading for anyone interested in the names of our towns and villages.
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A Dictionary of Law
[Publisher Note: This volume covers only British Law.] Over 4,000 entries defining and explaining the major terms, concepts, processes, and organization of the law. Compiled by practising lawyers. Explains legal concepts as well as providing lexical definitions. Written in a clear and accessible style. Updated with 300 new entries to include all legal developements since publication of the previous edition in 1997, covering new legal terms that have resulted from Lord Woolf's reform of the justi... more info>>
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A Dictionary of Sociology
This is the most comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of sociology available in a single volume. This second edition has been thoroughly revised and expanded, incorporating many new entries, including several substantial essays. Designed to meet the needs of those new to the subject, it will also be invaluable to more advanced students, as well as teachers.
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A Dictionary of World History
Contains over 4,700 entries, and covers 4,000 years of history. This new Oxford reference work is the most up-to-date dictionary of world history available in paperback. The generous coverage of all aspects of history, from prehistory right up to the present day, makes this book the ideal guide both for students and the general reader.
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Concise Medical Dictionary
This best-selling dictionary is indispensable both as a home medical guide and as an aid for all those working in the medical and allied professions. The entries are clearly laid out and jargon-free, making the book both accessible and informative. The terms and information in this dictionary follow UK general medical guidelines. It is important to receive advice from a doctor in relation to the taking of all prescribed medicines.
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Electronic Pocket Oxford English French Dictionary
With over 100,000 words, phrases, and translations this beginner-level dictionary is the most up-to-date small dictionary of French available. In order to provide extra help, frequently used words that can be difficult to master are given a special layout and usage notes to help you use them correctly. Warning labels mark words which are informal or slang, so you know to use them with care. Attractive easy-access layout helps you find the right words and translations quickly and easily". [PUBLIS... more info>>
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Electronic Pocket Oxford French English Dictionary
With over 100,000 words, phrases, and translations this beginner-level dictionary is the most up-to-date small dictionary of French available. In order to provide extra help, frequently used words that can be difficult to master are given a special layout and usage notes to help you use them correctly. Warning labels mark words which are informal or slang, so you know to use them with care. Attractive easy-access layout helps you find the right words and translations quickly and easily. [PUBLISH... more info>>
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Oxford Paperback Thesaurus
300,000 entries This thesaurus covers nearly one-third of a million alternative and opposite words. The most useful alternative word is given first, opposites and related terms are clearly marked, and thousands of example sentences help users select the right word. There is clear labelling of informal, dialect, literary, and technical words.
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Pocket Oxford English Spanish Dictionary
Over 90,000 words and phrases and over 130,000 translations. Derived from the universally acclaimed Oxford Spanish Dictionary, this dictionary is designed to meet the needs of students in their senior year, or studying for their Higher, or AS and A level qualification, as well as adult learners, and also business users. It is the only dictionary at this level to give detailed coverage of Spanish from 20 of the principal Spanish-speaking areas of the world. Readership: Anyone doing a practical co... more info>>
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Pocket Oxford Spanish English Dictionary
Over 90,000 words and phrases and over 130,000 translations. Derived from the universally acclaimed Oxford Spanish Dictionary, this dictionary is designed to meet the needs of students in their senior year, or studying for their Higher, or AS and A level qualification, as well as adult learners, and also business users. It is the only dictionary at this level to give detailed coverage of Spanish from 20 of the principal Spanish-speaking areas of the world. Readership: Anyone doing a practical co... more info>>
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Pocket Oxford-Duden English German Dictionary
Over 90,000 words and phrases, 115,000 translations Derived from the universally acclaimed Oxford-Duden German Dictionary, this dictionary is designed specifically to meet the needs of students in their first years of studying German, whether at school or college. It is also indispensable for business users, whether as a travel or desk dictionary. All the new German spellings have been incorporated into the text. Readership: This is the ideal dictionary for Higher, AS and A level students; adult... more info>>
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Pocket Oxford-Duden German English Dictionary
Over 90,000 words and phrases, 115,000 translations Derived from the universally acclaimed Oxford-Duden German Dictionary, this dictionary is designed specifically to meet the needs of students in their first years of studying German, whether at school or college. It is also indispensable for business users, whether as a travel or desk dictionary. All the new German spellings have been incorporated into the text. Readership: This is the ideal dictionary for Higher, AS and A level students; adult... more info>>
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms
Over 1,000 entries. Containing over 1,000 of the most troublesome literary terms encountered by students and general readers, this gem of a book gives clear and often witty explanations to terms such as hypertext, multi-accentuality, and postmodernism. It is fully updated to include terms that have become prominent in the last few years, including antanaclasis, cohesion, focalization, log-rolling, and raisonneur. Terms from languages and literature other than English are given, as are pronunciat... more info>>
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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations
Over 9,000 entries from nearly 2,000 authors. Offering all the authority and accuracy of the acclaimed Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, this indispensable source of reference has extensive coverage of literary and historical quotations.
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The Oxford Dictionary of Idioms
Includes more than 5,000 entries This Dictionary covers metaphorical phrases, familiar sayings and proverbs, and similes, providing illustrative quotations from sources as varied as the Bible, the Spectator, and Agatha Christie. Explore the meanings and origins of such well-known idioms as 'set the world alight', 'cost an arm and a leg', 'once in a blue moon', and 'the tip of the iceberg'.
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The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy
From Aristotle to Zen, this is the most comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date dictionary of philosophy available. Ideal for students or a general readership, it provides lively and accessible coverage of not only the Western philosophical tradition but also important themes from Chinese, Indian, Islamic, and Jewish philosophy. 2,500 entries including the most recent terms and concepts Biographical entries for nearly 500 philosophers .
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