Macquarie Concise Dictionary Seventh Edition
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This Macquarie Concise Dictionary Seventh Edition provides an up-to-date reference of Australian English, with wide coverage to meet the needs of the general dictionary user. Based on the comprehensive Macquarie Dictionary Seventh Edition, this volume includes words and meanings which are particular to our variety of English, as well as those common to the whole English-speaking world, with evidence sourced from corpus data.
The Macquarie Concise Dictionary includes:
* hundreds of new words and definitions such as Bechdel test, fat-shame, freecycle, lane filtering, robopoll
* words relating to technology, the internet and social media, such as big data, cyberwarrior, digital tattoo, domotics, dox, listicle, live-tweet, smart buoy
* words and phrases from regional Australia, such as early minute, four-pointer, mufti day, Stobie pole
* illustrative phrases which clearly show how a word is used in context
* valuable usage notes
* etymologies (word origins)
Each copy also includes a free six-month subscription to the Macquarie Dictionary Online (www.macquariedictionary.com.au) -- Australia's National Dictionary.
Book details and technical specifications
Format: Paperback / softback
Published: March 2017
Number of pages: 1440
Width: 181 mm
Height: 241 mm
Depth: 56 mm
Publisher: MacQuarie Library Pty.Ltd