Macquarie Concise Dictionary

Author(s): Macquarie Library

Writing, Language & Reference

The richness of Macquarie distilled into a compact format, the Concise meets the needs of the general reader in a book which is accessible, portable and easy-to-use. This edition features: thousands of new words and up-to-date definitions such as climate wars, ecowarrior, fanta pants, flashpacker, GFC, lifestreaming, toxic debt; new computer words and related technical jargon such as advergaming, breadcrumb navigation, cybersquatting and first-person shooter; new encyclopedic entries such as Barack Obama, Barangaroo, Black Saturday, Earth Hour, Large Hadron Collider, Stephanie Rice and many more; words and phrases from regional Australia, such as black snow, hydro pole, nointer, schnitter and many more; etymologies of words and phrases.


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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781876429843
  • : MacQuarie Library Pty.Ltd
  • : MacQuarie Library Pty.Ltd
  • : August 2009
  • : 245mm X mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Macquarie Library
  • : Hardback
  • : 5th Revised edition
  • : 427.0994
  • : 1520