The South African Pocket Oxford Dictionary of Current English
  • Author : William Branford
  • Release Date : 10 August 1994
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Genre : English language
  • Pages : 1138
  • ISBN 13 : STANFORD:36105070566562

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Book Description: A completly revised and expanded edition of the southern African version of the Pocket Oxford Dictionary, this best-seller is packed with hundreds of new words as well as over 2500 South African entries. New Usage Notes provide guidance on standard English, while non-standard English usagesand offensive words are highlighted. Grammar Notes, explaining difficult terms make this a vital dictionary for both teachers and students.

The South African Pocket Oxford Dictionary of Current English

The South African Pocket Oxford Dictionary of Current English

Author : William Branford,Della Thompson
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : English language
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A completly revised and expanded edition of the southern African version of the Pocket Oxford Dictionary, this best-seller is packed with hundreds of new words as well as over 2500 South African entries. New Usage Notes provide guidance on standard English, while non-standard English usagesand offensive words are highlighted. Grammar Notes, ...

South African Pocket Oxford Dictionary

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Publisher : Oxford University Press
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The South African Pocket Oxford Dictionary

The South African Pocket Oxford Dictionary

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Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Genre : English language
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This newly revised and updated pocket dictionary reproduces the text of the internationally renowned Oxford Pocket Dictionary and includes the most current meanings and usage of South African English words. The book encompasses obvious words such as braai and tickey, as well as the different senses in which South Africans ...

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Publisher : OUP Southern Africa
Genre : Reference
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Publisher : Springer
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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This book is the first to offer an interdisciplinary and comprehensive reference work on the often-marginalised languages of southern Africa. The authors analyse a range of different concepts and questions, including language and sociality, social and political history, multilingual government, and educational policies. In doing so, they present significant original ...

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Publisher : Universidad de Alicante
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing
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Publisher : OUP Oxford
Genre : Reference
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