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Concise Oxford Dictionary Tenth Edition The foremost authority on current English INDIAN EDITION The World’s Most Trusted Dictionaries


CONCISE OXFORD The worlds favourite dictionary English

The worlds favourite dictionary 240,000 words, phrases, and definitions:

The worlds favourite dictionary 240,000 words, phrases, and definitions The Concise Oxford Dictionary is firmly established as the foremost authority on current English, and for decades has been the most popular dictionary of its kind- selling throughout the English- speaking world. Using a radically more accessible style for this major new edition, Oxford lexicographers have rewritten every word and entry to represent the richness, complexity, and beauty of the English languages as never before.

Features unmatchable with any other Dictionary:

Features unmatchable with any other Dictionary All the words you need Clearer, more accessible meanings Authoritative guidance on usage World English

All the words you need:

All the words you need Over 240,000 words, phrases, and definitions covering current and historical English, as well as countless specialist and technical areas. New Word Formation panels show how complex words are formed, and help to identify word groups formed in similar ways, such as - phobia,-arium, and - scope.

Clearer, more accessible meanings:

Clearer, more accessible meanings Using evidence of real English usage, the most modern meanings of each word are placed first and described in a defining style unique in its clarity and straightforwardness. Anew open page design enables ease of navigation through the entries.

Authoritative guidance on usage:

Authoritative guidance on usage Clear advice on grammar and usage is given to highlight what is acceptable, to most people today. Controversial and contentious grammatical points are addressed, and confusion about spelling and pronunciation is resolved through clear and simple explanation.

World English:

World English In this tenth edition, unbeatable coverage of north American, south African, west Indian, Australian, New Zealand, Canadian, Scottish, Irish, and Indian English is provided by Oxford’s international network of language consultants to show how the English language is used today.

The greatest exploration of English ever undertaken:

The greatest exploration of English ever undertaken Oxford-the world leader in authenticating new words and describing language-has developed the most rigorous research programme in operation anywhere in the world today.


CONCLUSION For more than 100 years, Oxford’s hallmarks of integrity and authority have been adapted to meet the changing needs of dictionary users. Today, with a dramatically more open style , Oxford dictionaries offer total language accessibility and many new benefits .