Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781742619910
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pub Date: 01/02/2015
  • Category: Language / Dictionaries
  • Imprint: Macquarie
  • Pages: 528
  • Price: $14.99

The Macquarie Budget Dictionary meets the needs of readers without stretching their finances. It is an up-to-date small dictionary with all the coverage of world English and Australian English that can be distilled into its compact, easy-to-carry format.
This new edition, like its predecessors, has been compiled with the needs of the general reader in mind, and is ideal for home, school or office.
Many new words and meanings have been added, reflecting the ever-changing nature of our language. A few examples are: catch-up TV, chia, cloud computing, fracking and precycle.
Some features of this edition:
- up-to-date words and definitions
- over 37,000 definitions

Author Information

The Macquarie Dictionary was first published in print in 1981 and has been online since 2003. It contains the complete record of English as it is used in Australia, and is nationally and internationally regarded as the standard reference on Australian English.

The Macquarie Dictionary -- Australia's national dictionary.