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Longman Pocket Idioms Dictionary

The Longman Pocket Idioms Dictionary focuses on over 3000 common idioms. It covers frequently used similes and metaphorical idioms with easy to understand meanings,as well as more obscure phrases. The dictionary also provides definitions for many compound nounsthat are idioms. Entries may include variations of the main form,...
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Our World in Numbers: An Encyclopedia of Fantastic Facts

Learn about everything in the world from animals to art with this book of extraordinary figures and number-based facts for children aged 9-12. DK’s cool compendium puts the fun back into learning, taking children on a number crunching journey around the wonders of our world. With zillions of...
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Concise Encyclopedia of Languages of the World

by Keith Brown, Sarah Ogilvie Concise Encyclopedia of Languages of the World is an authoritative single-volume reference resource comprehensively describing the major languages and language families of the world. It will provide full descriptions of the phonology, semantics, morphology, and syntax of the world’s major languages, giving insights...
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One Letter Words – A Dictionary

Here’s a fun little book you might like. The title is One-letter Words – a Dictionary. (But let’s be honest. If you read this far, and didn’t know what the title was, you need glasses.) It’s a fun little piece of linguistic exploration. It looks at the many...
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A Dictionary of Publishing (Oxford Quick Reference Online)

This new dictionary covers the full range of publishing-related topics, defining terms encountered in the processes of editing, producing, printing, and distributing books and digital content. With entries ranging from proofreading and binding to discoverability and royalties, and covering contemporary areas of publishing such as digital workflow and...
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A Dictionary of Phonetics and Phonology

by R.L. Trask Written for students of linguistics, applied linguistics and speech therapy, this dictionary covers over 2,000 terms in phonetics and phonology. In addition to providing a comprehensive, yet concise, guide to an enormous number of individual terms, it also includes an explanation of the most important...
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Collins English Thesaurus: 300,000 Synonyms and Antonyms for Everyday Use

The home of trusted English dictionaries and thesauruses for everyday language use. The perfect word reference for daily use with 300,000 synonyms and antonyms. Contains practical usage notes, and a fantastic crossword-solving supplement, this is the ideal thesaurus to take your language use and knowledge further. Specially tailored...
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