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Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield

Third edition

Published in print January 2016 | ISBN: 9780199666317
Published online September 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780191800979 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acref/9780199666317.001.0001
Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

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This invaluable quick-reference work, based on the latest edition of the renowned Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage, offers the best available advice on English usage in an accessible quick-reference format. Drawing on the unrivalled resources of Oxford’s English Dictionaries language monitoring programme, it provides clear, practical and up-to-date guidance on questions of grammar, spelling, style, and word choice. Jeremy Butterfield has judiciously revised the text to reflect the usage practices and concerns of the 21st century.

Book.  4389 pages.  349181 words. 

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