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Robert Allen, ed. Andrew Delahunty, literary consultant.
Publisher: Oxford. Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780192757036. Daedalus Item Code: 70583
With thousands of cross-curricular words and phrases, and sample sentences and context to show how language is used in practice, this compact British dictionary offers thorough vocabulary coverage ... (Read More)