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The ambition of OUP is to make OED Online available to everyone with a scholarly or professional interest in the English language and also to anyone fascinated by the historical record of our culture.

Thousands of libraries throughout the English-speaking world and beyond have access to the online edition - giving more than 30 million people around the world the chance to explore the world's greatest dictionary.

If your local library or university does not have access to OED Online, speak to the Librarian about the possibility of subscribing. Alternatively, you could take out a personal subscription which would give you access from your home.

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