Bilingual & Multilingual Dictionaries

  • AHAVJ
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    This mini Spanish dictionary offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary with over 40,000 words and phrases and 60,000 translations.

    Includes an easy-to-use colour design and a centre section full of useful words and expressions listed by topic.
  • AHARJ
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    This handy French dictionary from Oxford offers up the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential and everyday vocabulary.

    It contains over 40,000 words and phrases and 60,000 translations. The easy-to-use colour design and a centre section of useful words and expressions listed by topic make this dictionary ideal for travel and quick reference.
  • ACAFQ
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    This is the reissued Oxford German Mini Dictionary - now in an attractive new format. This small dictionary offers the most accurate and up-to-date coverage of essential, everyday vocabulary with over 40,000 words and phrases and 60,000 translations. Easy-to-use colour design and a centre section of useful words and expressions listed by topic make this dictionary ideal for travel and quick reference. Includes 3 months' access* to Oxford Language Dictionaries Online at oxfordlanguagedictionaries.com *Terms and conditions apply; please see www.oxforddictionaries.com/access for information.
  • AEHOT
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    The Oxford Essential Portuguese Dictionary is a compact Portuguese-English and English-Portuguese dictionary that offers up-to-date coverage of all the essential day-to-day vocabulary with over 40,000 words and phrases and 60,000 translations. This dictionary is easy to use and ideal for travel, work, or study. The latest words in each language have been added, reflecting all aspects of life today, from computing and technology to lifestyle and business. Additional features include guides to Portuguese and English pronunciation, as well as help with both Portuguese and English verbs. The dictionary is based on Brazilian Portuguese with extra information where European Portuguese is different. All the latest spelling reforms have been included. The Oxford Essential Portuguese Dictionary is ideal for anyone in need of a handy quick reference. An essential book for the study of Portuguese.
  • AHHFI
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    The Oxford Essential Polish Dictionary is a new compact Polish-English and English-Polish dictionary that offers up-to-date coverage of all the essential day-to-day vocabulary, with over 46,00 words, phrases, and 57,000 translations. This dictionary is easy to use and ideal for students, travel, and quick reference. Designed for both native English and Polish speakers, the supplementary sections offer guidance on English irregular verbs and Polish declensions and verb tables as well as pronunciation help. The Oxford Essential Polish Dictionary is the ideal companion for anyone needing a reliable and portable Polish-English and English-Polish dictionary for study, work, or travel.
  • AHGDF
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    A compact, practical and comprehensive mini dictionary, which provides full coverage of the core vocabularies of Latin and English. New Latin words have been added from the writings of Plautus and Terence, and from the study of Silver Latin. With 25,000 words and phrases, and 50,000 translations, full grammatical information about each word, and details of verb conjugations, this is an invaluable tool for those needing a quick-reference dictionary for Latin. The appendices offer additional information on historical and mythological names, geographical locations as well as a 40-page grammar guide.
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    The Oxford Essential Italian Dictionary is a new compact Italian-English and English-Italian dictionary that offers up-to-date coverage of all the essential day-to-day vocabulary with over 40,000 words and phrases and 60,000 translations. This dictionary is easy to use and ideal for travel, work, or study. The latest words in each language have been added, reflecting all aspects of life today, from computing and technology to lifestyle and business. Additional features include guides to Italian and English pronunciation, as well as help with both Italian and English verbs. The Oxford Essential Italian Dictionary is ideal for anyone in need of a handy quick reference. An essential book for the study of Italian. This dictionary includes 3 months' access* to Oxford's premium Italian / English online dictionary service, Oxford Language Dictionaries Online, so you can find accurate translations and extra resources wherever you are. The site is regularly updated with the latest new words and meanings from Oxford's modern languages research programme, the Oxford Languages Tracker. You can also hear audio pronunciations and improve your language skills with online cultural notes, guides to writing, and much more. *Available in selected markets (UK, Europe, Australia, Canada, and South Africa). Terms and conditions apply; please see www.oxforddictionaries.com/access for information.
  • AHLLE
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    The Oxford English-Hebrew Dictionary is a landmark in the description of modern Hebrew. Hailed by the Jewish Chronicle as a 'tremendous advance over previous works', it provides a unique description of Hebrew language as it is encountered and used today, covering formal and poetic Hebrew as well as current idioms and phrases, slang and colloquialisms. Descriptive not prescriptive - The first dictionary to describe rather than prescribe contemporary Hebrew. Exceptionally wide coverage - Coverage of technical and scientific terminology; academic discourse; vocabulary from fields such as law and medicine, as well as slang and colloquialisms. Clear labelling system - The labelling system allows quick identification of context, register, and usage. Essential reference - A reference tool for students, scholars, translators and business professionals.
  • BEKED
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    A comprehensive, communicative, and practical guide to using Japanese, Kodansha's Furigana Japanese Dictionary is an invaluable tool for anyone with an interest in the Japanese language. It has been edited with the needs of English-speaking users in mind, whether students, teachers, business people, or casual linguists, and special care has been taken at each stage of its compilation including the selection of entry words and their equivalents, the wording of the detailed explanations of Japanese words, the choice of example sentences, and even its
  • AKUAL
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    Endorsed by academics worldwide, the Oxford Arabic Dictionary is the most authoritative English-Arabic / Arabic-English dictionary ever published. Based on real modern evidence and computational analysis of hundreds of millions of words of both English and Modern Standard Arabic (the standardized variety of Arabic used in writing and in most formal speech), the dictionary boasts more than 130,000 words and phrases and 200,000 translations. This up-to-date resource has been designed for both Arabic and English native speakers and includes the latest vocabulary from computing, business, the media, and the arts, across both languages. The organization and layout have been designed for maximum clarity and ease of use. The most commonly used sense of each word is shown first, helping you to identify and understand the correct meaning, and more than 70,000 real-life example phrases help you interpret meaning and usage accurately. All Arabic text is shown with vowels to aid the learner of Arabic in pronunciation and comprehension and the Arabic-English section of the dictionary is usefully organised by root, which are listed alphabetically. The dictionary is also packed with extra features including tables of Arabic verbs, Arabic numbers, dates, and years, and irregular English verbs. Produced using the unique dictionary resources of Oxford University Press with an international team of expert advisors, the Oxford Arabic Dictionary is a ground-breaking work, essential for any serious student of Arabic and English, as well as academics, professionals, business people, teachers, and translators.
  • AMKAG
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    Endorsed by academics worldwide, the Oxford Portuguese Dictionary is the most authoritative English-Portuguese / Portuguese-English dictionary ever published. Based on real modern evidence and computational analysis of hundreds of millions of words of both English (American and British) and Portuguese (Brazilian and European), the dictionary boasts more than 200,000 words and phrases and 320,000 translations. This up-to-date resource has been designed for both Portuguese and English native speakers and includes the latest vocabulary from computing, business, and the media, across both languages. The organization and layout have been designed for maximum clarity and ease of use. The most commonly used sense of each word is shown first, helping you to identify and understand the correct meaning, and more than 130,000 real-life example phrases help you interpret meaning and usage accurately. The dictionary is also packed with extra features including cultural notes throughout the text as well as Portuguese verb tables and a list of irregular English verbs. Produced using the unique dictionary resources of Oxford University Press with an international team of expert advisors, the Oxford Portuguese Dictionary is a groundbreaking work, essential for any serious student of Portuguese and English, as well as academics, professionals, business people, teachers, and translators.
  • AUMLT
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    This is the most comprehensive and authoritative English to Mandarin Chinese dictionary of its kind in print, with over 250,000 English words and phrases and nearly 500,000 Chinese translations. Written for advanced learners and professionals working with English and Mandarin Chinese, it includes the latest coverage of contemporary English. This first edition celebrates a successful collaboration between the two well-known publishing houses of Collins and the Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press, together with an international team of linguists, and it continues a long tradition of excellence in lexicography. Both partners have mobilized their enormous documentary, lexicographical and textual resources to present this in-depth analysis of the latest developments in the English and Chinese languages. * Includes up-to-date coverage of everyday and technical vocabulary, with particular focus on specialist terminology in the fields of medicine and science. * Provides users with around 150,000 usage examples based on Collins 4.5 billion word corpus, showing English as it is actually used in context. * Contains hundreds of extra features to help the user in gaining a fuller understanding of the language and culture: biographical entries referring to people across all walks of life; hundreds of encyclopaedic references with information about the most important events, customs and institutions in the United Kingdom and the United States. * Comprehensive cultural notes cover all aspects of British and American life and culture, with additional cross-references to notes from other entries. * Usage differences between British and American English clearly shown. * Usage notes describe the most commonly-confused words in English. * Phonetics are shown using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). * Irregular inflected forms of English words shown in full. * Chinese speakers can access an app with English audio. A range of supplements include information on Differences between British and American English, English Prefixes and Suffixes, Weights & Measures, Chemical Elements, UK Traditional Counties & US States, Books of the Bible. Prefaces written by the esteemed Chinese linguist Professor Hu Zhuanglin and the acclaimed Professor of English Language, Professor Susan Hunston, University of Birmingham.
  • AGYSF
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    Comprehensive and authoritative, and ideal for advanced learners of German, Collins German Dictionary is now available in colour and with all the new German spellings. The eighth edition of the Collins German Dictionary is designed for advanced learners and professionals using German. It draws on Collins' unique multi-million word databases of contemporary language to ensure the user has the most complete and accurate picture of real language today. * The dictionary includes the latest vocabulary from a wide range of fields, including the Internet, computing and business. The dictionary also includes special entries on life and culture in German-speaking countries. * To help you find the correct translation, long and complex entries are treated in depth and key phrases and set grammatical patterns are highlighted. * The accessible colour layout ensures that you find exactly what you need quickly and easily. * 'Language in Use': a full guide to written and oral communication in German. * New to this edition is a Business & Finance supplement, ideal for those who need to use German for work.
  • AURKR
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    The market-leading top-of-the-range Collins Spanish Dictionary, now in its tenth edition, remains the perfect resource for all advanced students of the Spanish language With over 310,000 words, meanings and phrases and 442,000 translations. First published in 1971, the Collins Spanish Dictionary pioneered a new approach to bilingual dictionary publishing which continues to inspire millions of language users today. With wide-ranging coverage of contemporary Spanish and English, a wealth of examples and idioms, and a clear layout, this remains the ideal dictionary for advanced learners and professionals using Spanish. * Up-to-date, with thousands of the latest words from a wide range of areas * Thousands of examples and idioms, all based on evidence from a multimillion-word corpus of real Spanish and English * Extensive notes on language, grammar and culture, to help the user with typical translation issues * Coverage of European and Latin American Spanish * Includes the acclaimed Language in Use supplement to help you communicate in natural, idiomatic Spanish
  • BDAQZ
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    Urdu is an Indo-Aryan language which has the twentieth largest world population of speakers, with 130 million speaking it as a native language and 270 million in total. It is the national language of Pakistan and is one of the 23 official languages of India. It has official language status in the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, and Uttar Pradesh, and the national capital, Delhi; where it is spoken, learned, and regarded as a language of prestige. It is used in education, literature, office and court business, media, and in religious institutions. Urdu draws much vocabulary from Persian and Arabic. This dictionary provides exhaustive coverage of Urdu words, phrases, idioms including scientific and technical terms. Also included are words that have been part of the vocabulary used by poets, literati, and the common man over the last two hundred years. It is a comprehensive all-inclusive dictionary covering the classic and modern language originating from all citadels like Delhi, Lucknow, and Lahore. It has about 85,000 entries with their meanings, definitions, explanations, part of speech, etymology, sub-entries (words, inflexions, phrase, proverbs, and compounds) in a very user-friendly manner. One of the key features of the dictionary is its pronunciation. This dictionary is introducing/presenting pronunciation of Urdu words in IPA (International Phonetics Alphabet) for the very first time in the history of Urdu lexicography. IPA is internationally recognized and approved system of phonetic notation. It was devised by the International Phonetic Association as a standardized representation of almost all the sounds and letters of spoken languages of the world. It gives more clear and exact pronunciation then conventional system of symbols, coding, and Romanization. Also it provides an extra help for foreign language esp. English user such as, students and teachers, linguists, speech pathologists and therapists, singers, actors, lexicographers, and translators. It is the most comprehensive and affordable dictionary as compared to the available range of bilingual Urdu-English dictionaries in the market. For the very first time this dictionary has been arranged from right to left to facilitate readers of Urdu. This volume will definitely fill the long felt need for a reliable, user-friendly, comprehensive Urdu-English dictionary.
  • AHLKB
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    The fourth edition of the Oxford Russian Dictionary is an invaluable text for any serious student of Russian, or any Russian native speaker learning English. This edition also contains many enhancements, including new supplementary material with a correspondence section, grammar help, and extra sections on the pronunciation of Russian and English. The text has also been updated with hundreds of new words - in both the English and Russian sides of the dictionary - especially important given changes in language and culture over the last few years. These new words mean that the Oxford Russian Dictionary continues to be the leader in its field as the most comprehensive, up-to-date Russian dictionary available. The dictionary is also more accessible for Russian speakers, with the addition of contextualizations on the Russian-English side to help users select the most appropriate translation. There is an extensive guide to English grammar, written in Russian, and the Russian native speaker who wishes to use or understand American English is well catered for. This dictionary includes 12 months' access* to Oxford's premium Russian / English online dictionary service, Oxford Language Dictionaries Online, so you can find accurate translations and extra resources wherever you are. The site is regularly updated with the latest new words and meanings from Oxford's modern languages research programme, the Oxford Languages Tracker. You can also hear audio pronunciations and improve your language skills with online cultural notes, guides to writing, and much more. *Terms and conditions apply; please see www.oxforddictionaries.com/access for information.
  • AHLKC
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    This internationally acclaimed dictionary is widely used as a key reference tool by language professionals. With over 300,000 words and phrases, and half a million translations, and packed full of grammatical and usage information for both languages, it is the most authoritative Spanish bilingual dictionary available. Developed through consultation with academic advisors, its editors have used the latest technology to search millions of words of web-based text identifying the most recent additions to Spanish and English, and changes in usage. Thousands of new words and updated translations have been added in Spanish and English, covering subjects from politics and industry to technology and ecology. A clear colour layout and a new entry menu help you to navigate longer entries and make the text accessible and easy to use. Additional material ideal for students on their year abroad, or those working in Spanish or English, has been expanded and updated, including language of bank accounts, letters and CVs, to texting and telephoning, and much more. New and updated cultural notes teach you more about life in Spanish- and English-speaking countries. This dictionary includes 12 months' access* to Oxford's premium Spanish / English online dictionary service, Oxford Language Dictionaries Online, so you can find accurate translations and extra resources wherever you are. The site is regularly updated with the latest new words and meanings from Oxford's modern languages research programme, the Oxford Languages Tracker. You can also hear audio pronunciations and improve your language skills with online cultural notes, guides to writing, and much more. *Available in selected markets (UK, Europe, Australia, Canada, and South Africa). Terms and conditions apply; please see www.oxforddictionaries.com/access for information
  • AHLJY
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    The Oxford Albanian-English Dictionary is the most comprehensive dictionary of modern Albanian available. It is an essential reference tool for anyone studying, using or working in Albanian. It offers: *Thousands of example phrases showing how the language is used today *Full treatment of idioms, proverbs and set expressions *Detailed pronunciation guidance *A description of the Albanian alphabet *A guide to the fundamentals of Albanian grammar and dialect variants *Irregular verb parts listed in their alphabetical position within the text to assist identification *An innovative supplement of suffixes to help users find words which are not immediately recognisable
  • AHLKA
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    The Oxford German Dictionary provides authoritative coverage of German and English with over 320,000 words and phrases, and 520,000 translations. Essential grammatical information and language usage notes are provided for both languages. This edition of the Oxford German Dictionary includes cultural notes, providing interesting and helpful information on life in the German- and English-speaking world. In addition, there are boxed notes offering help with language usage and construction, and a centre section covering essential correspondence with sample letters, emails, CVs and resumes, and sections on using the telephone and writing text messages. The colour design and ultra-clear layout make it even easier to find the translation you are looking for. This is an essential reference tool for all serious students of German at university level and beyond, and for those who need an authoritative and comprehensive guide to German. This dictionary includes 12 months' access* to Oxford's premium German / English online dictionary service, Oxford Language Dictionaries Online, so you can find accurate translations and extra resources wherever you are. The site is regularly updated with the latest new words and meanings from Oxford's modern languages research programme, the Oxford Languages Tracker. You can also hear audio pronunciations and improve your language skills with online cultural notes, guides to writing, and much more. *Available in selected markets (UK, Europe, Australia, Canada, and South Africa). Terms and conditions apply; please see www.oxforddictionaries.com/access for information
  • AHLEF
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    Completely updated to include all the latest vocabulary, this fourth edition of the Concise Oxford Spanish Dictionary contains coverage of over 175,000 words and phrases, and 240,000 translations. It includes a comprehensive correspondence guide with sample letters, emails, and CVs, plus fun and informative cultural notes on life and living in the Spanish-speaking world. This new edition also features new sections on Spanish as used around the world, false friends and Spanglish, as well as an entirely new internet section helping with everyday online activities from booking tickets to banking online. The Concise Oxford Spanish Dictionary is easy to use, with a clear layout featuring a two-colour text design and printed thumb tabs for quick reference. This dictionary includes 12 months' access* to Oxford's premium Spanish / English online dictionary service, Oxford Language Dictionaries Online, so you can find accurate translations and extra resources wherever you are. The site is regularly updated with the latest new words and meanings from Oxford's modern languages research programme, the Oxford Languages Tracker. You can also hear audio pronunciations and improve your language skills with online cultural notes, guides to writing, and much more. *Available in selected markets (UK, Europe, Australia, Canada, and South Africa). Terms and conditions apply; please see www.oxforddictionaries.com/access for information
  • AUDQW
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    This new edition, a joint collaboration between Collins and Le Robert, has been revised and updated with hundreds of new words, phrases and senses. The supplements on communication, education systems and famous people of the French- and English-speaking worlds make this the perfect dictionary for use at college, home or work. Designed for students and professionals using French in the course of their work. Lexicographers draw on Collins' unique multi-million word databases of French and English to ensure that the user has the most complete and accurate picture of real language available today. * Updated with hundreds of new words and phrases from a wide range of fields, including technology, media and the environment. * Contains in-depth treatment of complex words such as do, make, avoir, faire, aller. * Practical tips on spoken and written French, including spelling pitfalls, make this the ideal dictionary for intermediate and advanced learners. * Colour layout with virtual thumb tabs makes it easy to find the words you are looking for quickly and efficiently. * Supplement gives encyclopaedia-style information on famous historical people from the French-speaking world, with a timeline, giving you the background information you need to understand French culture. * A real-world communication supplement, with material on internet banking, social networking and mobile phones. * Information detailing primary, secondary and higher education systems in French- and English-speaking countries. Some of the other titles available in the Collins French range are Collins Robert French Dictionary: Complete and Unabridged, Collins French Dictionary: Pocket edition and Collins French Dictionary and Grammar - giving language users all the help they need.
  • BGOQL
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    Revised and updated to cover all the latest vocabulary, making it ideal for intermediate to advanced learners of Spanish. Designed for students and professionals using Spanish in the course of their work or study, this modern dictionary draws on Collins unique databases of Spanish and English to ensure that the user has the most complete and accurate picture of real language available today. * Practical section on real life communication in Spanish, covering all forms of written and spoken communication * Includes all the latest vocabulary from a wide range of fields, with special feature entries about life and culture in Spanish-speaking countries. * The in-depth treatment of complex words, practical tips on spoken and written Spanish guide the user to additional information making this dictionary the ideal tool for intermediate to advanced students. * Accessible layout guides users quickly to what they want. Comprehensive dictionaries. Always free online. Join us at www.collinsdictionary.com
  • AAVFL
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    With over 14,000 translations, including everyday idioms and expressions, Essential Hindi Dictionary is the perfect tool to support your Hindi learning. This new edition is fully updated with a guide to usage and insights from the author to help you learn and remember new words and phrases. New interactive features: NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at: www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of the culture and history of Hindi speakers.
  • BLXUP
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    Written for upper intermediate to advanced learners and students working with English and Mandarin Chinese, this dictionary includes in-depth coverage of contemporary English. This dictionary continues a successful collaboration between the two well-known publishing houses of Collins and the Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press. Working with an international team of linguists, both partners have mobilized their enormous documentary, lexicographical and textual resources to present this detailed analysis of the latest developments in the English and Chinese languages. * Includes up-to-date coverage of everyday and technical vocabulary.* Provides users with thousands of usage examples based on Collins Corpus, a 4.5 billion language database, showing English as it is actually used in context.* Contains hundreds of extra language notes to help the user gain a more in-depth understanding of the way in which the English language is used by native speakers.* Usage differences between British and American English clearly shown.* Includes phonetics given in the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA).* Irregular inflected forms of English words written in full. A range of supplements includes information on various aspects of language and culture in the UK and US.