Robert Allen (lexicographer)


Robert E. Allen (born 1944) is a British lexicographer who has written, edited, and published a wide range of books about the English language. He was formerly a senior editor for the Oxford English Dictionary who became a freelance writer and consultant in 1996.

His works include a new edition of the Concise Oxford Dictionary, and a revision of Modern English Usage.[1]

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  1. ^ "Robert Allen - Penguin Books UK Authors". Retrieved 28 March 2015.