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The iconic Macquarie Dictionary series provides the most up-to-date and definitive record of Australian English available in the market today.

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The iconic Macquarie Dictionary series is widely recognised as Australia’s National Dictionary. Written in a clear and easy-to-read style, which provides users of all levels with an accessible and useful resource. The latest editions have been complied with an updated computer database and new research to ensure relevancy – making the Macquaire Dictionary series the most up-to-date and definitive record of Australian English available in the market today.

Macquarie School Dictionary 3e

Macquarie Primary Dictionary

Macquarie Pocket Dictionary 4e


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  • Macquarie School Dictionary

    Macquire School Dictionary

    Title: Macquarie School Dictionary 3e
    ISBN: 9781742462882
    Author(s): Macquarie
    Publish date: August 2010
    RRP: $39.95
    Year: 7-12
    Delivery: Print

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    Features:

    • More than 19,000 colour headwords and over 32,000 definitions
    • Over 1,000 new entries including headwords such as vodcasting, webzine, helicopter parenting and chick lit
    • Fully integrated thesaurus entries for almost 5,000 definitions
    • Screened panels with notes on grammar and language conventions
    • A simple re-spelling pronunciation system
    • Appendices on spelling and other useful language references

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  • Macquarie Primary Dictionary

    Macquire Primary Dictionary

    Title: Macquarie Primary Dictionary 
    ISBN: 9781742462905
    Author(s): Macquarie
    Publish date: June 2013
    RRP: $29.95
    Year: 3-6
    Delivery: Print

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    Features:

    • Over 12,300 colour headwords with definitions in clear, natural language
    • More than 700 new words including words with an environmental focus such as carbon capture and ecological footprint
    • Sample phrases and sentences to show words in context
    • A simple re-spelling pronunciation guide
    • Other words – synonyms within dictionary entries, particularly for overused words
    • Word building , Word use and Word history (including Aboriginal language origins)
    • Shaded colour panels within the body of the dictionary for punctuation and words often confused
    • Appendices with grammar and spelling rules, text types, Australia’s Prime Ministers, floral and faunal emblems and other useful information

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  • Macquarie Pocket Dictionary

    Macquire Pocket Dictionary

    Title: Macquarie Pocket Dictionary 4e 
    ISBN: 9781742462912
    Author(s): Macquarie
    Publish date: August 2010
    RRP: $39.95
    Delivery: Print

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    Features:

    • More than 80,000 entries
    • Over 3,000 new entries including headwords such as carbon footprint, ecowarrior, food mile and bushcare
    • 6,000 encyclopedic entries including 1,000 new entries such as Earth Hour and Fair Work Australia.
    • Extensive coverage of specialist categories, useful etymologies and illustrative phrases
    • An easy-to-follow pronunciation system
    • Appendices on grammar, punctuation, measurement and other useful reference lists

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