Description - Macquarie Concise Dictionary Seventh Edition by Macquarie Dictionary
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.
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The Macquarie Dictionary was first published in print in 1981 and has been online since 2003. It contains the complete record of English as it is used in Australia, and is nationally and internationally regarded as the standard reference on Australian English. The Macquarie Dictionary -- Australia's national dictionary. www.macquariedictionary.com.au
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