English Language

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• Collins Dictionaries fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

Freely available, high quality dictionaries in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish with translations into other languages also provided. Audio files give the pronunciation for every word listed.

• Dictionary.com fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

A good site for helping with your reading and writing

• Oxford English Dictionary Online fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

The most trusted source about words in English, containing definitions, plus very detailed word histories.

• Your Dictionary fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

Access a range of English and multilingual dictionaries, including synonyms, abbreviations and acronyms

Your Subject Team

 Anne Worden

Faculty Librarian

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phone (023) 9284 3243

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Assistant Faculty Librarian (Humanities, Law, & Criminology)

email sharon.bittner@port.ac.uk

phone (023) 9284 3234