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Standardreferenzwerk zur Entwicklung der englischen Sprache von 1150 bis heute auf der Grundlage der 20-bändigen "Second Edition" des "Oxford English Dictionary" und der zwischen 1993 und 1997 erschienenen Ergänzungsbände.

Das Sprachwörterbuch umfasst rund 600.000 Stichwörter und Wendungen mit detaillierten Angaben zu Aussprache, Bedeutung, Verwendung und Geschichte sowie über 2,5 Millionen Belegstellen.
In regelmäßigen Aktualisierungen werden die Ergebnisse der 1993 begonnenen grundlegenden redaktionellen Überarbeitung aller Definitionen sowie neu aufgenommene Stichwörter integriert. Enthalten ist ferner der "Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary". Updates: vierteljährlich.

The Oxford English Dictionary Online (OED Online)

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Oxford University Press

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The Oxford English Dictionary is widely acknowledged to be the most authoritative and comprehensive record of the English language in the world, tracing the evolution and use of words. The Oxford English Dictionary Online gives you not only the latest content of the full Oxford English Dictionary , but also the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary, providing more depth and breadth than ever before:

  • More than 600,000 meanings of words, using more than 3 million quotations to show how words have been used over the entire history of the English language
  • The only English dictionary that aims to trace the first recorded use of every sense of every word, to show when it entered the language
  • The Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary allows users to explore themes, meanings, and ideas through the history of English
  • Covers British, American, and other varieties of English, and all types of usage from formal to slang
  • Updated four times a year with thousands of new and revised meanings
  • Each entry shows sense development, quotation evidence, and links to related entries - unlocking the history of every word
  • Etymological analysis, listings of variant spellings, and pronunciations using the International Phonetic Alphabet are provided
  • Search and browse by subject, region, usage, or by language of origin - results can be displayed as a timeline
  • Explore the major sources of the Oxford English Dictionary - writers and works, and trace their role in shaping the language
  • Print, email, and cite entries
  • Personalize your profile with My OED and save your own searches
  • External linking to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
  • COUNTER compliant usage statistics
  • MARC 21 records
  • Extensive online help and excellent customer and technical support
  • Email alert service for content and functionality updates

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