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The HarperCollins Spanish College Dictionary is a standout — you're holding the best buy on the shelf in your hands right now. Here's why:
Easiest to use: The clear two-color layout allows maximum ease of access and enables effective communication for educational, business, and traveling purposes. Usage levels are indicated throughout, with extensive examples to illustrate how words are used in context. A system of style labels identifies whether a word is formal, informal, literary, vulgar, dated, or euphemistic. In addition, specific meanings are clearly marked to guide the user to the correct treatment. The text also includes pronunciations of all English words using the International Phonetic Alphabet, with a full guide to Spanish pronunciation and phonetics for difficult words.
Consistently updated: The HarperCollins Spanish College Dictionary offers fully updated coverage of both Spanish and English, including business, technological, and cultural terms and extensive coverage of Latin-American usage.
"Spanish in Action" supplement: This offers invaluable advice on how to express yourself in correct and idiomatic Spanish, as well as in-depth coverage of Spanish life and culture.
Here's a sampling of the new terms this edition includes:
|armas de destrucción masiva||weapons of mass destruction|
|correo web||Web mail|
|dinero electrónico||electronic money|
|efectos colaterales||collateral damage|
|fondo de escritorio||desktop wallpaper|
Posted April 7, 2009
I bought this version of the Spanish language dictionary because I already owned the French language equivalent. I love them both. They provide excellent translations from both English-Spanish, and Spanish-English, along with verb tables and common phrases. Though at this size, the dictionary is not easy to travel with, so I would recommend it more for Students than for working Professionals.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted September 11, 2010
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