The Oxford English Dictionary: Vols 1-20 (Oxford English Dictionary (20 Vols.))

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has a unique historical focus. Accompanying each definition is a chronologically arranged group of quotations that trace the usage of words, and show the contexts in which they can be used. Other features distinguishing the entries in the Dictionary are authoritative definitions of over 500,000 words; detailed information on pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet; listings of variant spellings used throughout each word's history; extensive treatment of etymology; and details of area of usage and of any regional characteristics (including geographical origins).

The 20-volume Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It traces the usage of words through 2.4 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources.

The OED has a unique historical focus. Accompanying each definition is a chronologically arranged group of quotations that trace the usage of words, and show the contexts in which they can be used. The quotations are drawn from a huge variety of sources worldwide - literary, scholarly, technical, and popular - and represent authors as disparate as Geoffrey Chaucer and Erica Jong, William Shakespeare, Charles Darwin and Isabella Beeton.

Other features distinguishing the entries in the Dictionary are authoritative definitions; detailed information on pronunciation using the International Phonetic Alphabet; listings of variant spellings used throughout each word's history; extensive treatment of etymology; and details of area of usage and of any regional characteristics.

Alongside the print edition is the Oxford English Dictionary Online (www.oed.com). Updated quarterly, this award-winning online resource allows the Dictionary to evolve with the English language while the print edition remains as a historical record. Subscriptions are available to OED online on an individual or institutional basis. Visit www.oup.com/online/oed/ for details.

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has been to me a teacher, a companion, a source of endless discovery. I could not have become a writer without it.—

The greatest treasure of words all the raw material a writer needs for a lifetime of work.—

is more than a national monument to lexicography. The vast storehouse of the words and phrases that constitute the vocabulary of the English-speaking people is the ultimate authority on the English language as well as a history of English speech and thought from its infancy to the present day.—

The gigantic total picture of the English language...an epic achievement.—

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The OED has been to me a teacher, a companion, a source of endless discovery. I could not have become a writer without it.? Anthony Burgess

The greatest treasure of words all the raw material a writer needs for a lifetime of work.? Annie Proulx

The Oxford English Dictionary is more than a national monument to lexicography. The vast storehouse of the words and phrases that constitute the vocabulary of the English-speaking people is the ultimate authority on the English language as well as a history of English speech and thought from its infancy to the present day.? The Times

The gigantic total picture of the English language...an epic achievement.? The Observer

The greatest dictionary ever compiled.? Sunday Telegraph

The greatest dictionary in any language.? The Telegraph

It is a remarkable work of scholarship, and must rank high among the wonders of the world of learning.? The Times Educational Supplement

The greatest work in dictionary making ever undertaken.? The New York Times

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