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DatabaseOxford English Dictionary (discontinued due to FY17 budget cuts)
VendorOxford University Press
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Coverage BeginsComprehensive coverage
Coverage Ends
TypeFull Text
License Detail
License Begins
License Ends2016
DescriptionThe Oxford English Dictionary is the accepted authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium. It is an unsurpassed guide to the meaning, history, and pronunciation of over half a million words, both present and past. It traces the usage of words through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of international English language sources, from classic literature and specialist periodicals to film scripts and cookery books.
SubjectsReference, Almanacs, Encyclopedias
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