With up-to-date online dictionaries, thesauruses and language reference content based on the largest language research programme in the world, Oxford Dictionaries Pro is an extensive, integrated, smart-linked English language resource. It offers quick-search access to definitions of words, phrases and idioms, with expert guidance on style, usage, grammar and spelling, plus specialist guides for legal and technical writing. Essential for writers, copyeditors, business professionals, linguists, academics, teachers, students and non-native speakers.

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Language resources

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  • specialist dictionaries for writers and editors include New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors and Garner's Dictionary of Legal Usage
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  • tooltips with hover-over quick definitions for almost any word on the page
  • seamless links to www.oed.com provide a complete historical picture of a word in addition to the most current usage


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