Author(s): Bruce Moore
The fourth edition of the Australian Modern Oxford Dictionary includes many new words and meanings, including many from the realms of sport, health, society, the environment and electronic communication. All Australian words and meanings are labelled with an Aust marker. The definitions are straightforward with guidance provided where word usage is controversial. Up to date encyclopaedic entries for the names of famous people, places, events, and institutions are provided. The Australian Modern Oxford Dictionary features a vinyl cover for durability and colour headwords for ease of usage.
Dr Bruce Moore is Australia's foremost lexicographer and Director of the Australian National Dictionary Centre, Canberra.