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  • Published: 1 October 2002
  • ISBN: 9780140515190
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 1056
  • RRP: $27.99

Penguin Concise English Dictionary


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This new paperback dictionary perfectly embodies Penguin's worldwide reputation for authority and accessibility. Compiled by Britain's foremost lexicographers, it is the ideal companion for every home and office, offering comprehensive coverage of the language and a wealth of useful additional features - all at an unbeatable price.

  • Pub date: 1 October 2002
  • ISBN: 9780140515190
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 1056
  • RRP: $27.99

About the Author

Robert Allen

Robert Allen is an experienced lexicographer and writer on language. He edited a major new edition of the Concise Oxford Dictionary, was an associate editor of the Oxford Companion to English Language and directed work on Chambers 21st Century Dictionary. He has written an updated version of Fowler's Modern English Usage and has contributed articles on the modern use of English in English Today. He is the consultant editor for all Penguin English Dictionaries.

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