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Oxford South African Concise Dictionary

Oxford South African Concise Dictionary (Hardback, 2nd Revised edition)

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Based on the tenth edition of the Concise Oxford dictionary, 1999, specially prepared for South Africans and containing words and phrases considered to be mainly South African. 2002 edition title: South African concise Oxford dictionary.

ISBN 9780195982183
Barcode 9780195982183
Published 26 July 2010 by Oxford University Press
Format Hardback, 2nd Revised edition
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ISBN-13 9780195982183
ISBN-10 0195982185
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Status Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Oxford University Press
Imprint Oxford University Press Southern Africa
Publication Date 26 July 2010
Publication Country South Africa South Africa
Format Hardback, 2nd Revised edition
Edition 2nd Revised edition
Category Bilingual Dictionaries
Language Teaching & Learning (Other Than ELT)
Number of Pages 1440
Dimensions Width: 165mm
Height: 239mm
Spine: 63mm
Weight 1,754g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress English language - Dictionaries, English language - South Africa
NBS Text Children's Dictionaries
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 423
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

An updated edition of South Africa's most comprehensive reference dictionary, ideal for use by high school and tertiary students, as well as libraries, families and businesses. Unique South African content (headwords, usage notes, definitions, pronunciations), updated to include new curriculum and new general words Easy to understand etymologies for all root words (key in new curriculum) Useful encyclopaedic middle/extra matter for South Africa, e.g. history of SA English, SA presidents and prime ministers, Some SA national and provincial statistics, SA languages, etc. Over 200,000 entries, including hundreds of new words and terms Around 2,000 South African words authoritatively explained Exceptionally clear definitions using straightforward English Tricky points of grammar and usage made clear, with offensive words signposted

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Author's Bio

Dictionary Unit for South African English (South African) A dictionary unit that is one of the SA governments eleven official National Lexicography Units and is based at Rhodes University in Grahamstown. They were the official authors on SACOD 1e and have also authored school dictionaries such as the Francolin Illustrated School Dictionary for Southern Africa for other publishers.

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