Published: November 2013
This is a new book. Condition: Brand New.
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.The Fifth 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 phrasesThe Macquarie Concise Dictionary Fifth Edition, like its parent dictionary, continues to change, adapt and re-adjust to reflect Australian language. It is both international and uniquely Australian, making it the standard dictionary for all Australians. It packs the richness of Macquarie lexicography into a compact reference book.