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Macquarie Pocket Dictionary, 4th Edition

Macquarie Pocket Dictionary, 4th Edition

Alison Moore (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-742-46071-0

Oct 2010, Jacaranda

1382 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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How to use the dictionary.

Not sure of the spelling?

Not sure how to say the word?

What part of speech is it?

Is it ‘swam’ or ‘swum’?

Who says it?…where?…when?

What does the word mean?

Where did the word come from?

What are the related words?

Abbreviations and symbols used in the dictionary.

A pocket dictionary of Australian English.


Outline of English grammar.

Guide to punctuation.


Roman numerals.

The international system of units (SI).

Metric conversion.

The periodic table.

Points of the compass.

Prime Ministers of Australia.

Apology to Australia’s Indigenous Peoples.

Map showing the Aboriginal languages referred to in this dictionary.