New Oxford American Dictionary

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The New Oxford American Dictionary (NOAD) is a dictionary of North American English created by the American editors at the Oxford University Press U.S. Dictionaries program. It is based on analysis of Oxford's 200 million word database of contemporary North American English and features a revolutionary defining style. There are fewer numbered main senses for each entry, with related subsenses grouped together under each main sense. There are more than 100,000 example sentences that illustrate how the language is actually used by American speakers and writers today.

The New Oxford American Dictionary (NOAD) is based on the New Oxford Dictionary of English (NODE), published in England in 1998, although with substantial editing, additional entries, and the inclusion of illustrations.

References

  • The New Oxford American Dictionary
  • Elizabeth J. Jewell and Frank R. Abate (Editors)
  • 2192 pages, September 2001, Oxford University Press
  • ISBN 019511227X

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