Concise Oxford Russian Dictionary / Edition 2

Concise Oxford Russian Dictionary / Edition 2

by Marcus Wheeler, Boris Unbegaun, Paul Falla
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198601522

ISBN-13: 9780198601524

Pub. Date: 07/28/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This dictionary provides coverage of 120,000 words and phrases, and over 190,000 translations. It includes completely up-to-date treatment of contemporary Russian and English, including amniocentesis, global warming, information superhighway, multimedia, streetwise, and time-share. There is extra in-text grammatical information; extended constructions,

Overview

This dictionary provides coverage of 120,000 words and phrases, and over 190,000 translations. It includes completely up-to-date treatment of contemporary Russian and English, including amniocentesis, global warming, information superhighway, multimedia, streetwise, and time-share. There is extra in-text grammatical information; extended constructions, complementation, and difficult points of grammar. It records Russian as it is used today, with special emphasis on modern idioms and colloquial usage, highlighted by numerous illustrative examples. The dictionary also covers common abbreviations and acronyms such as APC, HRT, PC, OMOH, and CKB.
New to this edition is a guide to Russian language and culture on the World-Wide-Web. A new guide to email and the Internet offers a unique gateway to language and culture in the Russian-speaking world. There is also a Thematic wordfinder, which brings together the essential vocabulary from a broad range of subject areas, including the environment, society, business and industry, communication, media, and the arts. Specially designed as a reference section for writing, it covers the key topics required by regional exam boards.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198601524
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
1024
Sales rank:
1,294,738
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface v
Guide to the Use of the Dictionary vi
Abbreviations used in the Dictionary xv
Note on Proprietary Status xvi
Russian-English Dictionary
1(478)
Thematic Wordfinder
1(11)
Guide to Exploring the Internet
12(467)
English-Russian Dictionary
479

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