Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781743549520
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pub Date: 26/04/2017
  • Category: Australia
    Language / Dictionaries
    Language / Language: history & general works
    Reference, information & interdisciplinary subjects / General
    Language / Language: reference & general
    Language / General
  • Imprint: Macquarie
  • Pages: 1024
  • Price: $29.99

The Macquarie Compact Dictionary is based on the full Macquarie Dictionary, which is in its seventh edition. In a convenient format, the Compact features:

more than 53,000 words and phrases
more than 85,000 definitions
up-to-date entries such as agender, bariatrics, dox, freecycle, listicle, normcore, vamping
pronunciations in the International Phonetic Alphabet
idiomatic phrases
illustrative phrases showing how a word is used in context
free six-month subscription to the Macquarie Dictionary Online

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.