Oxford American Dictionary

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Oxford American Dictionary
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Author Eugene Ehrlich (editor)
Stuart Berg Flexner (editor)
Gorton Carruth (editor)
Joyce M. Hawkins (editor)
Subject Dictionary of American English
Publisher Oxford University Press
Publication date
first edition, 1980
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 816
ISBN 0-19-502795-7

The Oxford American Dictionary (OAD) is a single-volume dictionary of American English. It was the first dictionary published by the Oxford University Press to be prepared by American lexicographers and editors.

The work was based on the Oxford Paperback Dictionary, published in 1979. It is no longer in print and has been superseded by the New Oxford American Dictionary.

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