This dictionary has been expanded and updated to provide increased contemporary coverage of both Brazilian and Peninsular Portuguese. Over 80,000 references and 110,000 translations, including business and computing terms, ensure wide-reading, practical coverage of Portuguese and English. Entries are clearly laid out in a "user-friendly" topography. Meaning and style levels are signposted permitting fast and easy selection of the most appropriate translation. The emphasis of this dictionary is contemporary usage of Portuguese and the book includes thousands of constructions and idioms and vocabulary to help the reader understand newspapers, magazines and literature in Brazilian and Peninsular Portuguese. Common abbreviations and acronyms are explained and translated and pronunciation is given in the International Phonetic Alphabet.
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1991. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0004332253