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... THE OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY When an individual wants to know the meaning of word, the person makes use of a reference material called dictionary. This book normally offers several information on a word; namely, the definition, the proper way to pronounce it, its grammatical function, its etymology, and, sometimes, a sample sentence. There exists a variety of dictionaries to cater to the different needs of readers. Dictionaries are helpful tools in understanding a language. For the English language, one of these helpful books is the Oxford English Dictionary or OED.
What is the Oxford English Dictionary?
There are several dictionaries even for a language as common as English, both in book and ele...