Illustrated Oxford Dictionary
AdultThe authoritative, up-to-date dictionary of the English language& a stimulating visual reference."If you don\'t know your bling-bling from your botox or an it girl from a Yardie then the latest Oxford dictionary will provide the answers." - Sally Guyoncourt, Daily Express.This authoritative and accessible dictionary uses a unique combination of comprehensive images and detailed definitions to explain even the most complex of topics.- 187,000 clear and concise entries and definitions cover general vocabulary as well as specialist, technical, literary and historical terms and new words and phrases.- 4,500 carefully selected images provide instant visual definitions and deepen understanding of the text entries.- 600 eye-catching illustrated feature panels offer more information on a wide range of topics - from science and technology to natural history, art and music.Includes 500 new words Ideal for use in any school, home or office Illustrated quick reference section"If you don\'t know your bling-bling from your botox or an it girl from a Yardie then the latest Oxford dictionary will provide the answers." - Sally Guyoncourt, Daily Express."A bit of bling-bling, alcopops, drum-and-bass and lapdancing may sound like a night on the town with Ali G. But far from it - welcome to a new edition of the Oxford English Dictionary". - Rob McNeil, Evening Standard"Whether you\'re an It-Girl or an A-lister who attends the Academy Awards, the new entries in the Dorling Kindersley\'s Illustrated Dictionary, published in collaboration with the OED, explain everything from bling-bling to geeky.\' - Richard Alleyne, The Daily Telegraph"...the ideal tool to keep on your reference shelf.." Good Book Guide July Issue.
Book: Hardback | 195 x 255mm