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Name

English Dictionary (Oxford)
Oxford English Dictionary

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Description

The Oxford English Dictionary Online provides unparalleled access to the wealth of material contained in the acclaimed 20-volume Second Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary and the 3 volumes of Additions. Online publication also enables the "treasure house" of the English language to move with the times as never before possible. For the first time since it was completed in 1928, the OED is being completely revised - every word and every sense is being fully updated to take account of the latest changes in language and scholarship. New material (at least 1,000 new and revised words) will be released quarterly, offering online subscribers a unique opportunity to chart the course of the English language.

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Subjects

Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

Audience

High School
Adults

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