A sixth edition of the dictionary which also details aspects of Spanish life and culture.
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Acclaimed for its comprehensive vocabulary coverage, Collins' top-of-the-range Spanish Dictionary is the most authoritative and reliable Spanish dictionary on the market. Drawing on the vast resources of Collins' multi-million-word language databanks, it provides the user with an incomparably accurate, up-to-date picture of how real Spanish is used today.
While the specialised nature of some of the entries ensures that it will be the dictionary of choice for academics, university and higher level school students, and language professionals, there is much which any language learner will find accessible. The clear typography and uncluttered layout, for example, and the highlighted keyword features, provide the most user-friendly aid to translation possible. There is also help available for typical translation problems and detailed information about the Spanish-speaking world in the form of extended cultural entries.
Complex entries and common lexical structures have been given in-depth treatment with special layouts, and idioms are clearly shown.
The Language In Use section shows hundreds of contemporary examples of how everyday Spanish is used. It includes guidance on essay-writing and correspondence, and gives help in expressing yourself in a wide variety of situations, with categories such as "Likes, Dislikes and Preferences", "Comparisons" and "Obligation".
The combination of the Spanish dictionary and the Language In Use supplement provides such a complete tool for language learning that satisfaction is guaranteed!From the Back Cover:
The world's leading Spanish-English dictionary fully revised and updated for the millennium.
A new feature to this edition is a special layout which highlights idioms and key lexical structures both in Spanish and English. What's more, the most complex entries have been given a special layout to make lookup quicker and easier.
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 5th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0062702076
Book Description Harpercollins, 1997. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: With more than 230,000 references and 444,000 translations, the HarperCollins Spanish Unabridged Dictionary provides in-depth treatment of all areas of modern Spanish, including the specialized vocabulary terms used in the fields of computers, business, politics, and medicine. In addition, incorporated within the main text of the dictionary are 1,000 sidebars that offer readers a deeper understanding of life and culture in Spanish-speaking countries and help unravel the complexities of the language.Featuring a comprehensive coverage of phrases and idioms, a full treatment of Latin-American Spanish, and an exceptionally user-friendly layout, the HarperCollins Spanish Unabridged Dictionary is an invaluable source for students and professionals alike. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0062702076
Book Description Harpercollins, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110062702076
Book Description Harpercollins, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0062702076
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