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Oxford School Dictionary

Written by Andrew Delahunty

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9+ (Year 5-6, KS 2-3) . A fresh new look, in colour, for the Oxford School Dictionary, aimed at 9+, with 45,000 words and phrases, and extra reading and writing support. This authoritative dictionary is a comprehensive dictionary for both home and school.

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Oxford School Dictionary Synopsis

Each entry contains clear numbered meanings, word classes, inflections, easy pronunciation guides, supporting example sentences and notes to help with using the words accurately. There are word origins for all root words. Guidewords at the top of each page and the full alphabet with a tab on the letter of the page make it very easy to navigate; the page design is clear and straightforward. There is a friendly and useful guide to using the dictionary dealing with FAQs such as, What do you use a dictionary for? How do I find the words I want? Also useful are the prefixes, suffixes and words and phrases from around the world that are given in full at the back.

Oxford School Dictionary Press Reviews

‘This is a useful, well thought-out volume with clear headings, intelligible etymologies and friendly usage notes’ Independent

‘the Oxford School Dictionary and the companion Oxford School Thesaurus offer speedy definitions of and synonyms for a wide range of words’ Times Educational Supplement

‘This is the only dictionary you will ever need for your children.’ Independent

‘The Oxford School Dictionary does have a helpful list of foreign words and phrases used in English’ Books for Keeps

‘Design: A light and clear design, with bold head words and usage boxes. Accessibility: Clearly pitched at its target audience, which is secondary school pupils. Content: Very comprehensive. Forty-five thousand words – all very pithily explained. Verdict: A superb reference book’ Independent

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ISBN: 9780192747105
Publication date: 05/04/2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780192743503
Publication date: 05/05/2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780192743503
Publication date: 5th May 2011
Author: Andrew Delahunty
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 832 pages
Suitable for: 9+ readers
Genres: Reference Books

About Andrew Delahunty

Andrew Delahunty is a lexicographer and writer on language with many years' experience compiling dictionaries and thesauruses for children.  Children have a natural fascination for words and love playing with language.

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