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Collins South African School Dictionary is the perfect companion for all students aged 11+. With a very clear design throughout, it is easy to use and full of useful features to help build language confidence and help with work and study.
This new Collins South African School Dictionary has been developed with teachers to be the perfect tool for school work and homework. The clear layout makes finding entries exceptionally easy, and full definitions are given in simple language, often in complete sentences. With over 20,000 entries, many new or updated, it includes relevant curriculum vocabulary for students aged 11+.
A special supplement on spelling follows the main dictionary. It outlines key spelling rules and lists words that are commonly confused or misspelled, so it helps students to identify and master the trickiest spelling problems.
This student-friendly dictionary is an invaluable reference for all school students.
This fully updated edition offers over 120,000 words, phrases, and
definitions. It covers all the words you need for everyday use,
carefully selected from the evidence of the Oxford English Corpus,
a databank of 21st century English, containing over 2 billion
words.The Factfinder centre section gives quick-reference entries
on topics including famous people, countries, and science.
Die handige klein tweetalige woordeboek is reeds dekades lank 'n wenner. Die herverpakte uitgawe van Klein woordeboek bevat talle hedendaagse woorde en uitdrukkings, afkortings en akronieme wat in omloop gekom het vanwee die veranderende situasie in Suid-Afrika, asook tegnologiese ontwikkelings. 'n Nuttige bylae bevat die name van Suid-Afrika se nege provinsies en elf ampstale.
A perfect dictionary for quick, on-the-go language reference features 40,000 entries as well as clear, concise, definitions, variant spellings, and pronunciations. Includes a brief guide to punctuation.
The Longman-HAT Afrikaans Dictionary and Grammar is a basic English-Afrikaans/Afrikaans-English dictionary and a user friendly grammar guide in one handy volume, designed for beginner or near-beginner learners of Afrikaans whether at school, university, at home, or for business.
The latest edition of this small dictionary offers the most
accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary
with over 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions based on evidence
from the Oxford English Corpus, a unique databank comprising
hundreds of millions of words of English. Definitions are easy to
understand, given in a clear, simple style, and avoiding technical
This is the reissued Colour Oxford English Dictionary. The Colour Oxford English Dictionary offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary, with 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus, a unique databank comprising hundreds of millions of words of English. Definitions are easy to understand, given in a clear, simple style, and avoiding technical language. There are also hundreds of notes on spelling and grammar. The centre section gives guidance on the use of good English, with information on spelling and grammar. The centre section gives guidance on the use of good English, with information on spelling, punctuation, word classes, and word formation.
The Compact Oxford English Dictionary for Students is specifically designed to meet the needs of today's students. With over 144,000 words, phrases, and definitions, it offers comprehensive coverage of current English and is perfect for student reference and everyday study needs. A simple defining style, and a clear colour layout, ensure the dictionary text is accessible and easy to use. Throughout the dictionary text there are notes giving advice on the use of good English, and highlighting the differences between commonly confused words such as empathy and sympathy, and affect and effect, as well as thousands of example phrases showing words in context. The dictionary has been market-tested with both teachers and students. Of particular relevance is the centre supplement, which gives lots of practical information - how to research and take notes, how to write essays, dissertations, reports, and summaries, advice on note-taking and referencing, and preparing CVs and job applications - to help students do better in their studies. It also provides help with English grammar, spelling, and punctuation, to help students get it right every time. As well as the printed book, there is an Online Resource Centre, accessed via weblinks given in the book, which gives additional information and study skills support. This portable and affordable dictionary is an essential reference tool for all college and university students who need practical advice and tips to tackle their studies, and those who want to write effectively and with confidence.
The foremost single volume authority on the English language, the Oxford Dictionary of English is at the forefront of language research, focusing on English as it is used today. It is informed by the most up-to-date evidence from the largest language research programme in the world, including the two-billion-word Oxford English Corpus. This new edition includes thousands of brand-new words and senses, as well as up-to-date encyclopedic information, and extensive appendices covering topics such as countries, heads of state, and chemical elements. New features include Word Trends which showcase language research based on the Oxford English Corpus and illuminate the extraordinary stories behind fast-changing words of everyday English.
Die HAT Afrikaanse Sakwoordeboek bevat sowat 30 000 Afrikaanse woorde en uitdrukkings, duisende voorbeeldsinne en -frases, meer as 300 illustrasies, sinonieme, antonieme, inligting oor die herkoms van woorde, intensiewe vorme, manlike en vroulike vorme, afkortings en terme vir Afrikaans Huistaal (graad 4-12) en Afrikaans Eerste Addisionele Taal (graad 6+).
The Paperback Oxford Large Print Dictionary is intended as a conveniently-sized and clear large print dictionary that is particularly suitable for people with sight problems, both adults and children. It has been developed in close collaboration with the RNIB, who approved all aspects of the design and layout so that it meets the needs of users. This edition of the dictionary has been updated with the latest vocabulary, such as broadband, and bird flu. A new supplementary section has quick-reference word game material for enthusiastic puzzle-solvers. The dictionary also contains Usage Notes to help you deal with potentially sensitive and offensive terms. The Paperback Oxford Large Print Dictionary is practical and especially clear, making it the perfect choice for those who prefer the convenience of a large print dictionary.
Tired of flipping back and forth between a dictionary and a
thesaurus, searching for just the right word? This second edition
of the Little Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus, combines (joins,
unifies, links, connects, integrates, merges, etc.) two superb
language resources, allowing users to find both definitions and
synonyms under the same entry quickly and easily. Available in the
US for the first time, this dictionary and thesaurus is the
smallest hardback in the Oxford range, offering a convenient,
compact, and portable reference book to help with studies, everyday
language problems, or cross-word puzzles and other word games,
wherever you happen to be. The easy-to-use layout places the
thesaurus entry for a word directly alongside the dictionary entry
so that you no longer have to search the page to find the word
you're looking for. A center section gives encyclopedic information
such as lists of countries and capitals, rivers and lakes, kings,
queens, and prime ministers, as well as collective nouns, helping
you to broaden your knowledge of language and of the world.
A new edition of South Africa's best-selling school dictionary based on fresh research now even more helpful and easier to use! Features: double the number of example sentences more support for learners; synonyms and opposites help learners expand their vocabulary; illustrations boost learners understanding instantly, e.g. cross section, graph, prism; more usage notes help learners avoid common mistakes, e.g. thinking a desert is a pudding; more word histories covering a range of source languages as required by the curriculum; pronunciation guidance for every headword, in an easy-to-understand respelling format; classroom-ready study pages great as the basis for lessons; more words from the South African curriculum not slang, but ammeter, ARV, biomass; and completely up-to-date design find what you're looking for quickly!
Its excellent coverage of essential English vocabulary and clear, accessible style make this revised edition of the Compact Oxford English Dictionary of Current English ideal for general everyday use. Straightforward definitions are accompanied by plenty of example sentences to show how words behave in the language. Usage notes on tricky parts of English help you distinguish between commonly confused words, such as complementary and complimentary, orforbear and forebear, as well as giving advice on grammar. The Effective English section in the centre of the dictionary is packed with advice on how to use English in a variety of situations, such as writing CVs or letters of complaint. This revised edition has been completely redesigned and now contains even more practical help with correspondence. The clear layout and attractive two-colour design enable you to find the infromation you want quickly and easily, and the uncomplicated definitions give you the most accurate picture of the language possible. Find out more about our living language using oxforddictionaries.com, Oxford's home for dictionaries and language reference.
This edition of Collins Mini English Dictionary, is fully up-to-date, including the most popular new words to enter the English language. The ideal portable companion for all. The handy little dictionary gives you practical, applied knowledge in your pocket. It contains clear definitions for all the words you need on a daily basis and provides tips on spelling, and help with difficult pronunciations. The clear layout makes the content easily accessible and suitable for immediate use. Includes a brand new supplement tackling problems of style and etiquette in everything from letters to emails to social media sites.
The best-selling Pocket Oxford English Dictionary in its eleventh
edition offers 120,000 words, phrases, and definitions.
Particularly suitable for students, it is also a handy dictionary
for the home and office. It covers all the words you need for
everyday use, and has excellent coverage of curriculum vocabulary.
With clear, concise definitions there is a great deal of help with
difficult aspects of the English language such as spelling,
pronunciation, and usage.
Authoritative and up to date, the Concise Oxford English Dictionary
offers unsurpassed coverage of English, perfect for anyone who
needs a handy, reliable resource for home, school, or office.
This is the reissued Colour Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus. The Colour Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary, with over 45,000 words, phrases, and definitions, and over 65,000 synonyms based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus, a unique databank comprising hundreds of millions of words of English. Definitions are easy to understand, given in a clear, simple style, and avoiding technical language. The thesaurus entry for a word sits directly alongside the dictionary entry so that you do not have to hunt around the page to find the word you are looking for. The centre section gives guidance on 'Effective English' which covers writing English and how to get the best out of your dictionary and thesaurus.
This is the reissued Oxford Mini Dictionary and Thesaurus. - now in
an attractive new format.
The Oxford Paperback Dictionary & Thesaurus is a great value-for-money product. It is the ultimate one-stop reference, containing both a dictionary and a thesaurus in one handy reference volume. The dictionary and thesaurus texts have an integrated design which has been tried and tested with users to speed up browsing and look-up. The dictionary has excellent coverage of everyday English, containing over 90,000 words, phrases and definitions and incorporating the newest words and phrases from Oxford's language research programmes. The thesaurus provides over 100,000 synonyms and antonyms. This handy dictionary and thesaurus is ideal for anyone who needs an affordable and portable, all-in-one reference work.
Featuring a dictionary and thesaurus combined, the Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus provides the essential language reference help you need in a single portable volume. The second edition of this reference book has been completely redesigned so that it is easier to use. The thesaurus entry for a word now immediately follows the dictionary entry, so that you do not need to hunt around the page for this information. We have also made the text more open and accessible, so that you can find the word you are looking for quickly and easily. New words and new meanings have been added to the text, so you can be sure that you are using a reference book that is up-to-date and reflects the developments of the English langauge. With over 90,000 words, phrases, and definitions, and 115,000 synonyms and antonyms, the Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus provides all the everday language help you need. This edition also contains new Word Link features, helping you find words that are closely associated with each other. For example, the Word Link at environment tells you that the study of the natural world is called ecology, and the Word Link at cave informs you that the exploration of caves is known as speleology or potholing. The new centre section of the dictionary and thesaurus contains encyclopedic information such as lists of countries, capitals, and kings and queens, helping you to broaden your knowledge, and to find solutions for quizzes and puzzles. The Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus is an invaluable tool for anyone who wants a portable quick reference tool useful both for general ready reference and for quizzes and crossword puzzles.
Collins Mini Dictionary and Thesaurus offers three books in one - a combined dictionary and thesaurus, plus a useful spelling and punctuation supplement. Its handy size and up-to-date content make it an essential one-stop English reference source. Collins Mini Dictionary and Thesaurus provides up-to-date language coverage in a portable format. The dictionary text provides clear, straightforward definitions reflecting today's language, while the matching thesaurus text gives a generous choice of synonyms, plus highlighted antonyms for key entries. In addition to the wide range of alternative and opposite words, it also has a handy and practical supplement on punctuation and spelling rules. With a clear layout you will find exactly what you want - and fast. Ideal for anyone on the move, its handy size means you can take it with you, wherever you go. So you'll never be at a loss for words again!
The second edition of the Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus is the perfect language resource, combining a dictionary and thesaurus text. This means that you only have to reach for one book when you need language help. In this edition the dictionary and thesaurus texts are integrated so that the thesaurus entry for a word follows the dictionary entry directly. This is based on market research into user preferences making the dictionary accessible, clear, and easy to use. New to this edition is a centre section for crossword enthusiasts and puzzle solvers, containing hundreds of thematic word lists. With 300,000 definitions, synonyms, and antonyms, this really is the ultimate tool for anyone who loves language-based quizzes and puzzles. The Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus also features usage notes to help you deal with tricky vocabulary and improve your writing style. The ultimate reference tool for your shelf - but not designed to stay there!
Fully integrated dictionary and thesaurus with 2-color text.
67,000 dictionary definitions; 140,000 synonyms and antonyms.
Canadian words and spellings.
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