The Oxford-Duden Pictorial English Dictionary (Oxford Paperback Reference)

With 28,000 entries, this is often the authoritative reference for a person who desires to recognize what anything looks like in addition to what it truly is referred to as. lower than basic different types corresponding to "man and his social environment," "entertainment, tradition and art," and "atom, universe and earth," 384 plates position items in context. note buffs can be thrilled to discover phrases like "wort," "mopboard," and "leech pocket," whereas people who find themselves new to English can simply discover what a "xylophone" or a "three-door hatchback" appears like with no wading via advanced definitions. The dictionary encompasses a entire desk of contents and index for simple reference, and the illustrations are uncomplicated, effortless to spot, and obviously classified. The Oxford-Dudens are world-renowned for his or her excellence; finally there's person who may be an invaluable common reference for all English-speakers.

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