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Title: Oxford English Dictionary Online


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OED ONLINE ????????? ???????...
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Unrivalled breadth and depth ??????????
  • Includes definitions of over 600,000 words
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  • Usage illustrated by over 1.5 million quotations
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  • Covers words and phrases from across the
    English-speaking world (???????????????)

www.oed.com
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Results from a Find Word search for nice
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Scroll through the entry to see how much NICE has
changed in meaning over time! (??????????????????
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the oldest meaning of each word appears
First. (OED???????????,???????????????????)
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Wildcards can be used in all search
boxes (Wildcards???????OED????????) represents
any number of missing letters (including 0)
(Wildcards ??????????????,??? 0) ? represents
1 missing letter (Wildcards ? ???????????)
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Further search options are available from all
webpages (? OED ??????????????)
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Proximity searching ?????
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??????? (?) Know the meaning but not the
word? (??????????????)
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Which nouns derive from Hindi, entered English
between 1800 and 1990, and relate to food?
Heres how to find out...
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Words to do with music that have come into the
language since 1980?
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Click the NEW button to see the entries in the
New Edition (???????,????NEW??????????)
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Take a crossword clue such as Which word
describes a type of dance and a type of sauce?
Heres how to find out...
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Oxford English Dictionary Online
  • The ultimate authority on the English language
    as well as a history of English speech and
    thought from its infancy to the present day The
    Times
  • The greatest continuing work of scholarship that
    this century has produced Newsweek
  • An essential acquisition for all libraries
    Library Journal

www.oed.com
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An enormous project
  • The updating of the OED is the worlds largest
    humanities research project
  • Editorial work alone costs OUP 3 million per
    year!
  • 80 in-house lexicographers(?????), researchers
    and systems engineers working on the project
  • 200 specialist advisers
  • Numerous external contributors
  • At least 6000 new and revised definitions
    published online each year

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Further information
  • Full details about the OED and OED Online are
    available at http//www.oed.com
  • A detailed tour is available at
    http//dictionary.oed.com/tour/
  • Help with using OED online
  • http//www.oed.com/help/

www.oed.com
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