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The '''Oxford English Corpus''' is a list of one billion [[word]]s taken from written examples of [[English]] from around the world.<ref>[http://www.askoxford.com/oec/mainpage/oec02/?view=uk "Facts about the language" askoxford.com]</ref>  It is used is some of [[Oxford University Press]]' publications.
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The '''Oxford English Corpus''' is a list of one billion [[word]]s taken from written examples of [[English]] from around the world.<ref>[http://www.askoxford.com/oec/mainpage/oec02/?view=uk "Facts about the language" Oxford Dictionaries]</ref>  It is used is some of [[Oxford University Press]]' publications.
  
 
The [[corpus]] is based mainly on material collected from pages on the [[internet | World Wide Web]], and some other online sources, as well as from printed texts, such as academic journals.  
 
The [[corpus]] is based mainly on material collected from pages on the [[internet | World Wide Web]], and some other online sources, as well as from printed texts, such as academic journals.  

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The Oxford English Corpus is a list of one billion words taken from written examples of English from around the world.[1] It is used is some of Oxford University Press' publications.

The corpus is based mainly on material collected from pages on the World Wide Web, and some other online sources, as well as from printed texts, such as academic journals.

The words are taken from literary novels and specialist journals to everyday newspapers and magazines and from Hansard to the language of chatrooms, emails, and weblogs.[2]

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See also


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