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Dk Illustrated Oxford Dictionary

2 Ratings: 4.5
A book by Oxford

Featuring 187,000 definitions and entries, this dictionary combines Oxford's research into the usage and definition of words with illustrations in an easy-to-use format. It includes text notes on usage and grammar, guidance on slang, colloquial and … see full wiki

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Genre: Reference
Publisher: Oxford Univ Press
Date Published: 2003.6.13
ISBN: 0789493594
2 reviews about Dk Illustrated Oxford Dictionary
review by . June 07, 2011
Excellent Presentation Marred Slightly by Neologistic Piffle
Every glossy page of this attractive, assiduously formatted tome features colorful, detailed diagrammatic photographs and graphics in supplement to its pellucid textual definitions. Though the hardbound edition of the Illustrated Oxford is surely the preferable version of such an exhaustive reference, its trade paperback counterpart is among the most robust that I've handled.      Unfortunately, Oxford University Press has adopted an initiative to include asinine neologisms …
review by . August 19, 2004
This volume contains over 187T definitions with a significant  level of cross-referencing and pictorial depictions of many  words. For instance, there is a very detailed rendition of the  facial characteristics including the nasil cavity, adenoids, tongue, tonsils and the inner ear. The Nitrogen (N) cycle on  earth is described in great detail. This volume would be perfect  for the serious student in your house. The shear length and  significant …
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