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This new electronic dictionary contains the full contents of both the Concise Oxford Dictionary and the Concise Oxford Thesaurus in one compact and easy to use product. Also included in this new model is the Oxford Concise Encyclopedia with over 12,000 entries including coverage of science, technology, sports, geography, architecture, and many more, as well as concise biographies of internationally famous world figures.
This new electronic edition of the Concise Oxford English Dictionary contains over 240,000 words, phrases and definitions, including 900 new words. It offers rich vocabulary coverage, with full treatment of World English, rare, historical and archaic terms, as well as scientific and technical vocabulary and provides hundreds of helpful notes on grammar and usage. The new edition of the Concise Oxford Thesaurus provides updated and improved text, new choices of synonyms, and a newly designed Wordfinder feature. The Concise Oxford Thesaurus is a comprehensive reference work for the home or office and is the perfect tool to use to improve your writing style, whether you are composing a letter, essay or report. It is also great for finding the word on the tip of your tongue and an indispensable tool for solving word games.Dictionary – High speed search of over 240,000 words, phrases & definitions covering current and historical English, as well as countless specialist and technical subjects.Thesaurus – Search over 4 million synonym links, you will never be lost for words again. Over 300,000 alternative words and opposite words to make what you write and say more interestingEncyclopedia – Instant access to over 12,000 clear, concise entries will ensure you find the information you need quickly and easilySpellchecker – Instant phonetic spell correction for over 130,000 wordsCrossword Solver – Enables you to complete those hard to finish crosswords.Anagram Solver – Type a word or a jumble letters and the solver will build a list of as many valid words as possible.Word Maker – Enter words or jumbled letters and make a list of all possible wordsWord Origins - Search for the origins of the entered word in the Concise Oxford English DictionaryWord Viewer – Search for an entered word across the Oxford British English Word ListDefinition Find – Find the Concise Oxford English Dictionary entries whose definitions contain the word(s) you enterEncyclopedic Find – Find the Oxford Concise Encyclopedia articles whose explanations contain the word(s) you enterAbbreviations – Allows you to search the abbreviation database to “decode” over 10,000 common abbreviationsAbbreviation Find – Find abbreviations in the Oxford Abbreviation List whose explanations contain the word(s) you enterPhrase Finder – Search for phrases in the Concise Oxford English Dictionary including one or more entered wordsKnowledge List – Scroll through various general knowledge resources in a similar manner to browsing through the lists in the bookKnowledge Find – Look for items in the Oxford Thematic Lists and Oxford Wordfinder using the word(s) you have entered10 word games – with 3 skill levels to build your vocabulary. Hangman, User Hangman, Jumble, User Jumble, Crossword Quiz, General Knowledge, Definitions, Word Building, User Word Building, and Word ChallengeEasy-Learn – Allows you to create your own word list which can then be used in the gamesCalculator – with memory & percent.190 metric/ imperial & currency converters.Meets GCSE and National Curriculum needs.Adjustable screen font
The Oxford Concise Encyclopedia is lively, accessible, up to date, and an invaluable quick reference work. Its clear and concise style makes it simple to find information on a vast range of subjects quickly and easily. Over 12,000 entries include coverage of science, technology, the arts, politics, sports, geography, folklore and mythology, inventions, architecture, literature, design, philosophy, and many more, as well as numerous concise biographies of internationally famous world figures.