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Macquarie dictionary
Bib ID 8414287
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Edition Eighth edition. 
Description Sydney, New South Wales : Macquarie Dictionary Publishers, 2020 
©2020 
2 volumes (xix, 1798 pages) ; 31 cm 
ISBN 9781760556594 (hardback)
Summary

The Macquarie Dictionary Eighth Edition is nationally and internationally regarded as the standard reference on Australian English. An up-to-date account of our variety of English, it not only includes words and senses peculiar to Australian English, but also those common to the whole English-speaking world. The Eighth Edition features: a comprehensive record of English as it is used in Australia today, more than 3500 new entries such as algorithmic bias, cancel culture, deepfake, eco-anxiety, hygge, influencer, Me Too, ngangkari, single-use, social distancing, thousands of updated entries to reflect changing perspectives relating to the environment, politics, technology and the internet, illustrative phrases showing how a word is used in context, words and phrases from regional Australia, etymologies of words and phrases, extensive usage notes, foreword by Kim Scott, multi-award-winning novelist.

Full contents
  • [Volume 1] A-K
  • [Volume 2] L-Z.
 
Notes

Chief editor: Alison Moore.

Foreword by Kim Scott.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 1786-1789)

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Subjects English language -- Australia -- Dictionaries.  |  English language -- Dictionaries.  |  Australianisms -- Dictionaries.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Moore, Alison, editor  |  Scott, Kim, 1957- writer of foreword
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Macquarie dictionary : Australia's national dictionary

Macquarie Australian dictionary

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