The Oxford Corpus of Academic English (OCAE) is a text corpus consisted of undergraduate textbooks and academic journals oriented on four main subject areas of physical sciences, life sciences, social sciences, and humanities. The OCAE corpus contains 85 million words and enables lexicographer to examine meaning and use of words in academic writing.

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The corpus is supplied by Oxford University Press.

OCAE Access Policy

Access restricted unless special permission granted.

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