Slide1Published by Oxford University Press

ISBN 9780199580330

Price £65.00 hardback

Produced by an international team of expert translators and advisors using Oxford’s renowned language research programme, the Oxford Arabic Dictionary is the first of its kind to be based throughout on real modern evidence of both English and Arabic usage. This new modern standard Arabic dictionary features over 130,000 words and phrases, 200,000 translations, 70,000 real example phrases.

The unique Arabic corpus, developed specially for this project, provides evidence of the latest vocabulary used in computing, business, the media, and the arts, making the resource the most up-to-date bilingual Arabic and English dictionary available. The dictionary focuses on the standardised variant of Arabic used in writing and formal speech, commonly known as Modern Standard Arabic. One of the key strengths of this project is the 70,000 real example phrases that illustrate the dictionary entries. These examples help the user interpret everyday modern meaning and usage accurately, and cement the Oxford Arabic Dictionary as the most pragmatic work of its kind.The dictionary is available in print and is also accessible online via subscription at The online edition is fully accessible on mobile and tablet, and, via specially developed search software, enables learners and users of Arabic and English to search more than 330,000 words, phrases, and translations. Regular word and content updates will ensure that the online Oxford Arabic Dictionary continues to reflect the latest vocabulary and trends in language usage.

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