Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781876429645
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pub Date: 01/03/2014
  • Category: Language / Dictionaries
  • Imprint: Macquarie
  • Price: $29.99

Based on the full Macquarie Dictionary, which is in its sixth edition, the Compact is completely up-to-date. In a convenient format, it features:

• more than 50,000 words and phrases
• more than 75,000 definitions
• up-to-date items such as apera, blade runner, diabesity, digital archaeology, green tape, homesteading and virtual choir
• clear pronunciations
• idiomatic phrases
• free six-month subscription to 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.