This is a major new edition of the Colour Oxford Thesaurus offering the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential vocabulary for all your writing needs. Based on evidence from the Oxford English Corpus, a unique databank with hundreds of millions of words of English, it provides a fresh selection of 140,000 alternative and opposite words, and gives the closest and most frequently used synonyms first, making the thesaurus quick and easy to use. Thousands of real examples of usage show synonyms in context and help you to identify the correct sense. A brand-new Better Writing centre section offers advice to improve your writing skills and how to get the best out of your thesaurus. There is a new clear design, and headwords and core synonyms are given in colour for easy look up. All of these features are packed into a durable, and portable format.
Vydavateľstvo: Oxford University Press
Rok vydania: 2006
Počet strán: 648