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Bailliere's Midwives' Dictionary  13th Edition image
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Bailliere's Midwives' Dictionary 13th Edition
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Elsevier
Baillière's Midwives' Dictionary remains the dictionary of choice for midwives throughout the world! The 13th edition of this established and well-respected pocket dictionary has been thoroughly revised and updated to meet the needs of midwives in a variety of clinical settings throughout the world. Woman friendly in approach with a variety of helpful illustrations, the dictionary also contains helpful appendices - post-partum haemorrhage, maternal basic life support, neonatal resuscitation, management of shoulder dystocia, and cord prolapse - together with a useful glossary.
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Dorland's  Illustrated Medical Dictionary  32nd Edition image
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Understand and correctly use all the latest terminology in today's ever-evolving medical field with the 32nd Edition of the comprehensive, highly respected Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary! Thoroughly updated, this user-friendly reference-trusted for more than a century by healthcare personnel at every professional level-allows you to grasp the meanings of all medical terms in current usage. It delivers more total entries than in any other dictionary of its kind, including several thousand new words, as well as 500 new illustrations to aid your understanding. Plus, with the bonus CD-ROM, you can listen to 35,000 audio pronunciations! And you can consult the dictionary anytime, anywhere online with free access to www.Dorlands.com. Easily stay up with the changing terminology in your field by depending on Dorland's-the most reliable medical dictionary available today!
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Collings Gem  Italian Dictionary  image
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Collings Gem Italian Dictionary
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HarperCollins Focus
With 40,000 words and phrases and 60,000 translations packed into this Collins Gem Italian to English and an English to Italian dictionary, you’ll have everything you need to know on the go. All the latest words reflecting changes in modern lifestyle are included in this small Italian dictionary, plus notes about life in Italy and top tips on commonly confused words. This is the perfect choice for travellers, students and business people. An essential, user-friendly travel Phrasefinder is included, along with a handy menu-reader ensuring you always get what you expect from a meal out. A clear layout, useful examples, and language and cultural notes make this Collins Italian Gem dictionary ideal for school and a great companion to GCSE Italian.
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Collins  Easy Learning Italian Dictionary  5th Edition  image
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Collins Easy Learning Italian Dictionary 5th Edition
Dictionaries & Thesauri
HarperCollins Focus
An up-to-date, easy-reference dictionary with practical and fun supplements, ideal for learners of Italian, and especially those looking for exam success. Designed for learners of Italian, whether you are studying for your exams at school, in an evening class, for business or to go on holiday. The entries cover everyday Italian and English (including all essential set expressions) and key curriculum words are highlighted to help with exam preparation. The dictionary also offers additional help in the form of a full guide to using the dictionary, essential grammar pages and a section on expressing yourself in Italian and English. With warnings on the most common errors and confusable words, this dictionary provides a solid foundation in Italian language learning.
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Oxford  Chichewa - English Dictionary  image
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Oxford Chichewa - English Dictionary
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Oxford University Press
Steven Paas (PhD) started compiling the words and explanations in this dictionary in 1997 when preparing for his teaching at the Zomba Theological College in Malawi. Apart from this dictionary of Chichewa/Cinyanja, he has published various studies, for example, a history of Chichewa lexicography, and, recently, a survey of the history of Western and African Christianity. This dictionary has now been endorsed for use in schools in Malawi by Professor Pascal Kishindo from the Centre for Language Studies, University of Malawi. Approved for use in Zambian schools by the Ministry of General Education, 2016
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Oxford Popular School Dictionary
Dictionaries & Thesauri
Oxford University Press
The Popular School dictionary has over 40, 000 words and phrases, with simple meanings and example phrases showing how words are used. It includes words from the curriculum, international vocabulary and new words from ICT. It is ideal for quick word look-up at home.
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Oxford  Primary Dictionary  Vocabulary Selling & Grammar image
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This new edition of the Oxford Primary Dictionary supports the curriculum's higher vocabulary expectations by including more varied vocabulary; words such as chortle, cacophony, amulet and vlog are new, along with others from a wide range of areas such as animals, history, and space and science. It also now features a unique selection of fictional words for creatures or places from children's reading and writing, for example hobbit, Muggle and bandersnatch. All the entries have clear and simple definitions with word classes and inflections given in full. Children will discover example sentences from the authors they love to read, such as Cressida Cowell, Roald Dahl and J. K. Rowling. 'Try also' guides at the top of pages help to locate tricky-to-find words in the alphabet such as from 'f' to 'ph', word origins are given in 'Did you know?' panels, and Spelling Alerts flag up tricky spellings. The updated supplement provides grammar and punctuation information to help children with their reading and writing. It is the ideal dictionary for boosting reading skills and building word power. Companion to the new updated edition of the Oxford Primary Thesaurus for all young writers. www.oxfordschooldictionaries.com for free downloadable activities.
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Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary  9th International Student's Edition image
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Speaking and writing tools: NEW Oxford Speaking Tutor Oxford Writing Tutor Vocabulary-building tools: more than 185,000 words, phrases and meanings 700+ NEW words and meanings NEW Express yourself notes NEW Wordfinder notes NEW My Wordlists (online only) Oxford 3000 keywords Visual Vocabulary Builder More Like This lists help students learn similar types of words (e.g. uncountable nouns, onomatopoeic words, idioms with rhyming pairs such as thrills and spills, fair and square)
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Oxford  Mini Thesaurus  5th Edition image
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Oxford Mini Thesaurus 5th Edition
Dictionaries & Thesauri
Oxford University Press
This small thesaurus offers 120,000 synonyms and antonyms in a quick and easy-to-use thesaurus. Synonyms are arranged in order of their closeness in meaning to the entry word, with the closest one given first and printed in bold type to make it easier to find the sense you're looking for. Improve your vocabulary with our Word Links, a feature that provides extra vocabulary related to a selection of key entries.

Dictionaries & Thesauri

Meanings and definitions of words with pronunciations and translations

A book or electronic resource that lists the words of a language (typically in alphabetical order) and gives their meaning, or gives the equivalent words in a different language, often also providing information about pronunciation, origin, and usage. A thesaurus or synonym dictionary is a reference work for finding synonyms and sometimes antonyms of words.

The best dictionaries on the web, their unique features, and their pros and cons.

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The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of 600,000 words— past and present—from across the English-speaking world.

Dictionary.com is the world's leading online source for definitions, word origins, and a whole lot more. From Word of the Day to the stories behind today's slang, Dictionary.com unlocks the secrets of the English language for millions of people.

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is widely accepted as the most complete record of the English language ever assembled. Unlike typical language dictionaries, which only define words in terms of their current uses and meanings, the OED is a historical dictionary.

While the Oxford English Dictionary gives you the meaning of the word as well as its origin, the Cambridge Dictionary gives a more practical explanation along with an example of how to use the word in a sentence.

As with other word that have stayed largely unchanged from their origin in Greek or Latin, the Latin pluralization is correct, thesauri. However, as with other words that have been adopted into the English language for centuries, the English pluralization is also correct, thesauruses.

A thesaurus is a book that lists words or phrases that mean the same thing or almost the same thing–a book of synonyms. Some thesauruses list words in alphabetical order, just like a dictionary; however, many don't. They have an index at the front, with instructions of how to use the index to find the word you want.

According to Merriam-Webster, the English word thesaurus comes from the Greek thesaurus, which means “treasure.” The word was once used to describe places that housed a large collection of valuables. If you ask writers about the thesaurus today, they will likely talk about its usefulness