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Concise Oxford Spanish Dictionary

ISBN 0198602448 / 9780198602446 / 0-19-860244-8

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Based on the acclaimed Oxford Spanish Dictionary, this new concise edition retains all the unique features of the parent volume. The result of over ten years' research, the dictionary has been compiled from a unique electronic database of current language, providing a truly fresh description of contemporary Spanish and English. With thousands of authentic example sentences carefully selected to illustrate the full range of meanings and contexts, this new version offers coverage of 24 varieties of Spanish as it is written and spoken throughout the Spanish-speaking world.
Features:
Over 170,000 words and phrases, and over 240,000 translations
Completely up-to-date coverage of contemporary Spanish and English, both written and spoken, including new expressions such as ethnic cleansing, glass ceiling, virtual reality, and serial killer
Fuller coverage of Latin-American Spanish and American English than any dictionary of comparable size
Thousands of example sentences carefully selected to illustrate the full range of meanings and typical contexts
Full and clear guidance on key constructions, complementation, and difficult points of grammar
Guide to personal and business correspondence, including job applications, business faxes, making reservations, and making complaints
Full verb tables
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