《袖珍牛津词典》序言中表示，不应该给多义的单词罗列一些本身又是多义的同义词作为释义。这些情况有些词典比如Merriam Webster Collegiate Dictionary时常会碰到。
《简明牛津词典》所收习语很多，因为对使用者来说，掌握习语的正确意义和正确用法是非常必要地。而且每种语言都有它大量的习语，习语是每种语言中最生动活泼的部分。《简明牛律词典(第9版)》(音标全注)例证丰富，反映词义的色采，说明搭配用法。其他地辞典比如American College Dictionary，百科性的内容比较丰富，所收复合词也多，但习语很少。而习语极大多数是由常用词构成的，不收习语或少收习语，造成词条只剩几个释义。
Oxford dictionary MAC version is published by Oxford University press a variety of English dictionary referred to, is the representative of the English language dictionary. Oxford dictionary Mac detailed traces the historical evolution of each English word (to the emergence of the earliest s are clearly marked), paraphrase and cite numerous rich, so it is the highest authority on English vocabulary.
Function is introduced
Concise Oxford is a dictionary words dictionary. He put the encyclopedia sexual interpretation of words and replace with common words. Because each nationality's language essence, is the most commonly used words and idioms consists of these words. Some dictionary tend to use a brief treatment, reason is that these words are too common, don't need to explain more. The foreigners to learn and use the language is difficult. The biggest obstacle for learning any language is to master the meaning and usage of common words.
The software features
The biggest characteristic of the compendious dictionary of the law of cattle is the handling of the common words is very detailed. Some of the most common prepositions, adverbs, go and put the verbs, hand, way, such as noun, its meaning, collocation, usage, and the related idioms and rich.
"Pocket Oxford dictionary" the preface said, should not give multivocal word list some itself is synonym for polysemy as definitions. These cases some Dictionary such as Merriam Webster Collegiate Dictionary often can encounter.
The concise Oxford dictionary of idioms received a lot of, because, for users to grasp the correct meaning of idioms and the correct usage is very necessary. And each language has its large number of idioms, idiom is the most lively part in every language. The concise cattle law dictionary (ninth edition) (phonetic) example, reflect the meaning of the color, tie-in usage. Other dictionaries such as the American College dictionaries, wikipedia is rich, the content of the compound word also received many, but few idioms. Great majority is made up of common words and idioms, idioms or less don't gather idioms, there are only a few definitions cause entry.
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Don't put the dictionary is added to the Mac dictionary library users can refer to small make up writing - Mac dictionary word library extend the tutorial.