Macquarie ABC Dictionary

Macquarie ABC Dictionary

Australia's National Dictionary

Book - 2004
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A-Z dictionary of Australian English drawing on contributions made to Australian Word Map, a joint project between ABC Online and Macquarie Dictionary that maps words, phrases, and expressions used by particular language groups and regional communities. Includes variant spellings, pronunciation, part of speech labels, inflected forms, restrictive labels, definitions, secondary headwords, cross-referencing, etymologies, run-on headwords, usage notes, and political and economic notes. Foreword by George Negus. Includes explanatory notes, list of common abbreviations, chemical element symbols, foreign words and phrases, Australian state and territory mottos, Australian capital city mottos, Australian honours and awards, a short-hand guide to short messaging service (SMS) messaging, and a list of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) symbols for use in Australian English.
Publisher: [North Ryde] : 2004
ISBN: 9781876429379
Branch Call Number: REF 423 M'QUA
Characteristics: 1178 p. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Bernard, J. R. L.
Alternative Title: ABC dictionary


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