Oxford English dictionary


Oxford English dictionary

Oxford University Press, 2002

2nd edition on CD-ROM version 3.0

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The Oxford English dictionary on CD-ROM (Version 3.0)

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Title of the manual: The Oxford English dictionary on CD-ROM (Version 3.0)

System requirements: PC with minimum 200 MHz Pentium-class processor; 32 MB RAM (64 MB recommended); 16-speed CD-ROM drive (32-speed recommended); Windows 95, 98, Me, NT, or 2000; 1.1 GB hard disk space to run the OED from the CD-ROM and 1.7 GB to install the CD-ROM to the hard disk; SVGA monitor: 800 x 600 pixels, 16-bit (64k, high color) setting recommended

Version 3.0 including additions series volumes 1-3

"New version with powerful advanced search"--Cover of manual

Manual includes index



The Oxford English Dictionary is the internationally recognized authority on the English Language, defining more than 500,000 words and tracing their usage through 2.5 million quotations from a wide range of literary and other sources. This new updated edition retains the clear interface and easy-to-use functionality of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) version 2.0, but includes additional search features to allow users to construct more powerful and flexible searches across the OED text. The text on the OED CD-ROM has been brought right up to date with the inclusion of the three Additions volumes for the first time, as well as some new words, which were previously only published on OED Online. Other new content will include the Bibliography and other useful extra matter from the print edition. A new installation option, much requested by users, will be included so that users can choose to install the OED to their hard drive and run it without the CD-ROM for more convenient access. Completely up-to-date compatibility: this new edition is fully compatible with Windows 2000 and Windows Me. Existing functionality retained from version 2.0 includes: a browser-based user interface; options to customize entries to show or hide pronunciations, spellings, etymology, and quotation text; full text search, with search filters and a powerful proximity search; and an option to rank entries and search results alphabetically or by date. Existing customers may purchase a copy of the OED (2nd edition) Version 3.0 at the discounted price of GBP51.06 plus VAT. Please contact Customer Service Department Oxford; Tel: +44 (0) 1865 353534; Fax: +44 (0) 1865 353990; email: ep.info@oup.com.

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