Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary: Of Current English

The world's leading dictionary that teaches students how to use English.

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By Asra (Hyderabad, India) · ★★★★★ · July 02, 2011
A dictionary is the best book anyone can read without tiring for a second. Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary offers much more than just the meanings of words. With its pictorial representations (wherever possible) and numerous examples for each word/phrase/idiom, it provides a thorough underst... ...more
By Anna (Kraków, 30-382, Poland) · ★★★★★ · September 22, 2009
One of the best dictionaries I've ever used. Big, fat with large number of words, maps and pictures. Great. ...more
By Tom (Louisville, KY) · April 28, 2012
Hornby, A.S. (ed.). (2010). Oxford advanced learner's dictionary (8th ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Citation created by: Tom Shaw

Call Number: PE1628 .O86 2010

Description: Developed by leading scholars of the English language, this dictionary is a valuable resource for word definition and... ...more
By Alison (Appleton, WI) · December 17, 2008
I have a dictionary in every drawer in reach. And a thesaurus (but I didn't want to come off as TOO dorky!!).... nothing's better than a good word :) ...more
By Deborah (Pretoria, 06, South Africa) · ★★☆☆☆ · October 08, 2011
Great use of words but lacking in plot. ...more
By Prithvi (Madras, 25, India) · November 10, 2012
Meditation is a practice in which an individual trains the mind and/or induces a mode of consciousness to realize some benefit,[1] although it can be argued that meditation is a goal in and of itself.[2]

The term meditation refers to a broad variety of practices (much like the term spor... ...more
By Hadi (Tehran, 33, Iran) · ★★★★★ · September 26, 2014
Simply the best! This dictionary includes everything you need, from word meanings to example sentences and illustrations, idioms, etc. Highly recommended for non-native English speakers.
You won't find a better English learning guide than this one. It also includes a writing tutor which I found re... ...more
By Tomi (Indonesia) · ★★★★☆ · September 04, 2013
Helps you think, in English!
My Hornby is a low-priced edition, thirteenth impression, 1984. Dad bought this on Sept. 26, 1985, for just about US$2 (measured in current price). I love the appendices, illustrations, codifications.. (you name it). But most of all, I love the dictionary(!). Because,...
By Elisabeth (Montevideo, Uruguay) · ★★★★☆ · April 02, 2014
First and foremost, thank you, Book. I shall never ever forget the incredibly useful knowledge and enlightenment you brought to my life and forever hold you dear to my heart.

Seriously though, this dictionary may very well be the best tool ever known to mind-kind if you want to understand the ins-... ...more
By Izabela (Croatia) · ★★★★★ · August 21, 2014