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The Resource The Penguin English dictionary, consultant editor, Robert Allen, (electronic resource)

The Penguin English dictionary, consultant editor, Robert Allen, (electronic resource)

Label
The Penguin English dictionary
Title
The Penguin English dictionary
Statement of responsibility
consultant editor, Robert Allen
Title variation
English dictionary
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Clear definitions of hundreds of new words and slang terms - from green-inker to manny to wiki - to help you use them with ease. Leading thinkers and professionals in their fields explain complex ideas: Richard Dawkins on evolution, Evan Davis on free trade, Helena Kennedy QC on liberty. Authoritative and expert word histories tracing words back hundreds of years, from codswallop to ghastly. Foolproof guidance on how to use words correctly: less or fewer? Older or elder? Find out more and give your views at www.penguin.co.uk by following the link to the Penguin blog. Whether you're writing a letter, solving a crossword or wanting a resource for your family home, The Penguin English Dictionary will give you the language tools you need."--BOOK JACKET
  • The third edition of the new Penguin English Dictionary is a truly magnificent resource, to be trusted and treasured. Edited and compiled by world-renowned lexicographers, the dictionary retains the utmost authority on the English language by offering detailed and clear definitions plus word and phrase histories. In addition to traditional values, the dictionary is at the forefront of the evolution of English with hundreds of new words. This is Penguin's flagship dictionary; it draws on over 70 years of experience in bringing reliable, useful and clear information to millions of readers around the world
Member of
Cataloging source
CaBNVSL
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Allen, R. E.
  • Credo Reference (Firm)
Series statement
Penguin reference library
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  • English language
  • Anglais (Langue)
Label
The Penguin English dictionary, consultant editor, Robert Allen, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 2003
Color
multicolored
Contents
A-Z
Control code
40515836
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed
Extent
1 online resource (70,543 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781849723961
Other physical details
1 image, digital files
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaBNVSL)slc00229349
  • (Credo)penguineng2007
  • (OCoLC)436849347
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Penguin English dictionary, consultant editor, Robert Allen, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 2003
Color
multicolored
Contents
A-Z
Control code
40515836
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed
Extent
1 online resource (70,543 entries)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781849723961
Other physical details
1 image, digital files
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CaBNVSL)slc00229349
  • (Credo)penguineng2007
  • (OCoLC)436849347
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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