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Black's Law Dictionary 9E

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214.05 BBD

With a reputation for quality and authority that is without peer, Black's Law Dictionary is a must-have reference for attorneys, paralegals, judges, and law students. This ninth edition offers more than 45,000 expertly crafted legal definitions containing an additional 2,000 new terms, nearly 3,000 quotations from legal authorities, and selected terms with their date of origin in American and/or British opinions.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780314199492
Publication Date: 
2009-06-01

Collins Caribbean School Dictionary

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29.15 BBD
ISBN/SKU: 
9780008219048

Collins Caribbean Student's Dictionary: Plus Unique Survival Guide

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40.10 BBD

Collins Student's Dictionary for the Caribbean is designed especially for Caribbean Students, offering up-to-date coverage of today's language. It also features a full-length Unique Survival Guide paying particular attention to the CXC syllabus, helping students write clearly and effectively. This unique dictionary has been compiled with constant reference to the Bank of English, ensuring the dictionary accurately reflects English as it is used today in a way that is most helpful to the dictionary user. The dictionary includes a Unique Survival Guide developed exclusively for Caribbean students, addressing key aspects in the CXC syllabus including errors commonly made in exams. It features tips on essay-writing, exams, grammar, letter & CV-writing and more, helping students write effectively with confidence. Additional features include entry words in colour for ease of use, detailed word histories and 'Word Tip' usage notes.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780008210298
Publication Date: 
2017-07-01
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Collins Robert French Dictionary

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149.70 BBD
ISBN/SKU: 
9780007556526

Collins Scrabble Dictionary

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28.40 BBD

Every word counts! An essential resource for all Scrabble players. This major new edition of Collins Scrabble Dictionary is fully updated to include all the words of up to nine letters in the latest official Scrabble word list, and allows players to settle disputes over the eligibility of words. This book includes all playable words of two to nine letters in length, in one easy-to-follow straight alphabetical list. The short definitions, given for every word listed, have been updated for this new edition, and allow players to check meanings of words without having to consult a secondary dictionary. Collins Scrabble dictionaries are endorsed by Mattel and are an essential reference for all Scrabble players, from keen, regular players to families playing with children. SCRABBLE(t) is a registered trademark of J. W. Spear & Sons Ltd., a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc.(c) 2007 Mattel, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN/SKU: 
0007436068

Collins Spanish Dictionary

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142.25 BBD
ISBN/SKU: 
9780008158385

Collins Ultimate Scrabble Dictionary and Wordlist

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70.95 BBD

Every word counts! The most comprehensive Scrabble Dictionary ever. This new title is the perfect reference for all players and includes an exhaustive list of every valid word playable in Scrabble and an invaluable supplement with advice and guidance for better play. Collins Ultimate Scrabble Word List includes a comprehensive dictionary with short definitions of all playable words of two to nine letters in length, as well as a full list of playable words of ten to fifteen letters in length. 

ISBN/SKU: 
0007486871

Compact Oxford English Dictionary

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59.70 BBD

The coverage of essential English vocabulary and clear, accessible style make this revised edition of the 'Compact Oxford English Dictionary of Current English' ideal for general everyday use. This edition includes a wide selection of new words and phrases, together with extra advice on how to improve your writing.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780199532964
Publication Date: 
2008-06-01

Compact Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary

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39.45 BBD

The Compact Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary offers over 90,000 words and phrases, and 120,000 translations of contemporary French and English. It covers all the words you need for everday use, carefully selected from evidence from the Oxford Languages Tracker and the Oxford English Corpus. Also includes French cultural and grammar supplements to help you improve your French.
Discover more on oxforddictionaries.com, Oxford's hub for dictionaries and language reference.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780199663118
Publication Date: 
2013-06-10

Dictionaries: The Art and Craft of Lexicography /2E

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97.15 BBD

This second edition of Sidney I. Landau's landmark work offers a comprehensive and completely up-to-date description of how dictionaries are researched and written, with particular attention to the ways in which computer technology has changed modern lexicography. Landau has an insider's practical knowledge of making dictionaries and every feature of the dictionary is examined and explained. Written in a readable style, free of jargon and unnecessary technical language, it will appeal to readers with no specialist knowledge of the field, as well as to professional lexicographers.

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9780521785129
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Dictionary of Caribbean English Usage

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97.35 BBD

The Dictionary of Caribbean English Usage is the first attempt for over four hundred years to provide an authentic record of current English from the Caribbean archipelago, Guyana and Belize. Drawing its data from a broad range of enquiry through teacher workshops in 22 territories in 18 states, from speech recordings and over 1,000 written sources of Caribbean literature, reference works, magazines, pamphlets and newspapers, the Dictionary surveys a range of over 20,000 words and phrases and includes hundreds of illustrative citations. With a specially designed system of labeling, the Dictionary offers maximum levels of clarity and accessibility Providing four levels of identification from Creole to Formal, and with labels to denote social or grammatical register, it also gives particular focus to Indic and French Creole loan-words. Etymological and Usage Notes are included, as well as a short supplement listing Caribbean French and Spanish equivalents to Caribbean English items selected from the main work. Covering as it does a large number of independent and non-contiguous states, the Dictionary of Caribbean English Usage is not only an instrument of education wherever Caribbean

ISBN/SKU: 
9766401454

Dictionary of Jamaican English

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70.15 BBD

The method and plan of this dictionary of Jamaican English are basically the same as those of the Oxford English Dictionary, but oral sources have been extensively tapped in addition to detailed coverage of literature published in or about Jamaica since 1655. It contains information about the Caribbean and its dialects, and about Creole languages and general linguistic processes. Entries give the pronounciation, part-of-speach and usage of labels, spelling variants, etymologies and dated citations, as well as definitions. Systematic indexing indicates the extent to which the lexis is shared with other Caribbean countries.

ISBN/SKU: 
9766401276
Publication Date: 
2000-09-01

Dictionary of Quotations

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46.60 BBD

The most authoritative paperback dictionary of quotations available, containing over 9,000 quotations from more than 2,300 authors, the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations is both a fascinating read and an invaluable general reference tool. Based on the highly acclaimed seventh edition of the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, this new edition maintains its extensive coverage of literary and historical quotations, and contains completely up-to-date material from today's influential literary and cultural figures. It is the only dictionary of quotations which ensures coverage of the most popular and widely used quotations by searching the largest ongoing language research program in the world, the Oxford English Corpus. Users will find wise and witty lines by Aristotle and Mahatma Gandhi, Herman Melville and William Blake, Marie Curie and Montaigne. Over 1000 new quotes have been added for this edition, and the dictionary includes special categories such as Catchphrases, Film Lines, Official Advice, and Political Slogans. An easy-to-use keyword index helps readers to track down quotations and their authors.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780199567072

Glossario de Aleman Para Negocios

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20.00 BBD

This bilingual, pocket-sized glossary is designed for the travelling businessman. Over 5000 essential business terms are included in Spanish and German, making the guide useful when translating letters, contracts or terms.

ISBN/SKU: 
094854998X

Longman Pronunciation Dictionary

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103.75 BBD

Based on Professor Wells' Pronunciation Preference Internet Poll, this authoritative reference shows over 135,000 different pronunciations from British and American English, including technical vocabulary and proper names.

ISBN/SKU: 
0582364671

Mozley and Whiteley's Law Dictionary

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98.85 BBD

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781145025318
Publication Date: 
2010-02-22
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Osborn's Concise Law Dictionary 11th Edition

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48.25 BBD

First published in 1927, this text continues to be an invaluable companion for generations of legal students and practitioners. It offers speedy access to a mass of technical terms and phrases in both English and European law.

ISBN/SKU: 
9781847033086
Publication Date: 
2009-05-01
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Oxford Beginner's Chinese Dictionary

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46.05 BBD

Each Oxford Beginner's Bilingual Dictionary is designed to offer English speaking adult learners a comprehensive, straightforward introduction to foreign languages, covering all the vocabulary needed for the first years of study, along with notes on grammar and usage and guidance on the culture where the language is spoken.

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019929853X

Oxford Crossword Dictionary

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34.75 BBD

With over 100,000 words and phrases, the "Oxford Crossword Dictionary" is the crossword enthusiast's key to success. Words and phrases are arranged by word length and alphabetically for easy look-up. There are 12 main sections covering words from two to thirteen letters in length and a further section containing phrases. The dictionary includes new words, technical and foreign terms, and up-to-the minute proper names. "The Oxford Crossword Dictionary" has been compiled using the rich resources of Oxford's Dictionary Department and advised by the "Guardian" newspaper's crossword editor, Hugh Stephenson, who has also written the Foreword. The design is clear and accessible for quick look-up and ease of use. Together with the "Oxford Puzzle Solver", the "Oxford Crossword Dictionary" will ensure that crosswords get solved every time!

ISBN/SKU: 
0192807110

Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus

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138.15 BBD

This dictionary and thesaurus is simple and effective to use, and has a new centre section for enthusiastic crossword and puzzle solvers.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780199230884
Publication Date: 
2007-08-01

Oxford Dictionary of Biology/6E

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36.90 BBD

Fully revised and updated, this new sixth edition is the perfect guide for those studying biology either in high school or college. The Dictionary offers more than 5,500 clear and concise entries, including more than 300 entries new to this edition. It provides comprehensive coverage of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry, includes biographical entries on key scientists, and features highlighted entries on important topics such as bioinformatics, genomics, molecular evolution, and protein structure. The new edition also features web links accessed via a companion website, featuring additional information that is regularly updated to ensure that it stays fresh. The volume also has many appendices, including a list of useful web sites, mass extinctions of species, and SI units, plus entirely new appendices on model organisms and their genomes and on Nobel prizewinners.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780199204625

Oxford Dictionary Of Business And Management

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35.60 BBD

The Dictionary of Business and Management is a wide-ranging and informative guide to all areas of business. It features up-to-date coverage of over 6,700 terms from marketing to taxation and accounting, business strategy and international finance. In this new edition, John Pallister covers all aspects of marketing, taxation, accounting, investment, banking and internal finance.
Including comprehensive coverage of management concepts, theories and jargon, and human resources, the book reflects the increased focus on these areas in modern business. It also covers e-commerce, including up-to-date vocabulary for buying and selling online. The Dictionary of Business and Management has been expanded to cover the expansion of the European Union, and contains a new appendix listing useful websites and addresses for further research.

ISBN/SKU: 
0192806483

Oxford Dictionary of Computing

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41.85 BBD

In the quickly changing world of computing, staying current is essential. The Dictionary of Computing has been fully revised by a team of computer specialists, making it the most up-to-date and authoritative guide to computing on the market today. With expanded coverage of networking and databases, addition of biographical entries, and feature spreads on key topics such as XML, it is a comprehensive reference work containing over 6,500 entries that is as useful for home and office users as it is indispensable for students of computing. This edition now features recommended web links for many entries, found on the regularly updated Dictionary of Computing companion website, which provides further valuable and up-to-date information. The Dictionary offers wide coverage of computer terms in industry, school, work, education, and the home, including the Internet, multimedia, networks and databases, and security. Terms are defined in a clear and concise manner with helpful examples where relevant. This dictionary is ideal not only for students of computing but for those studying the related fields of IT, mathematics, physics, media communications, electronic engineering, and natural sciences.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780199234004

Oxford Dictionary of Physics

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35.60 BBD

This is the most popular paperback dictionary of physics available. Containing many new entries, and now with biographies of key scientists, it covers all of the most commonly encountered terms and concepts of physics. There are over 3,500 clear and concise entries, including topics such as group theory, particle-beam experiments, radioisotope imaging, and spherical harmonics. Longer feature articles on important topics, such as crystal defects, magnetic resonance imaging, and the solar system are also provided. Chronologies chart discoveries in the main fields of physics, including atomic theory, cosmology, and microscopy. Comprehensive and up-to-date, this is the ideal reference tool for students of physics.

ISBN/SKU: 
0198607598

Oxford First Dictionary /2e

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26.65 BBD

This dictionary has been updated to support the new school curriculum requirements. Suitable as an introduction to words for children aged five and upwards, it offers headwords in colour illustrations and has the alphabet listed on every page.

ISBN/SKU: 
9780192732620
Publication Date: 
2011-04-01
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