This practical, versatile edition of the Collins French Dictionary offers comprehensive coverage of today’s language with more than 200,000 entries and translations. This is the most complete guide to grammar offered in a French dictionary, and includes all the information needed to write a paper, read a book, or tell a story.
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HarperCollins French Concise Dictionary, 3e
By G.M. HarperCollins
HarperCollins Publishers, Inc.Copyright © 2006 G.M. HarperCollins
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You may be starting French for the first time, or you may wish to extend your knowledge of the language. Perhaps you want to read and study French books, newspapers and magazines, or perhaps simply have a conversation with French speakers. Whatever the reason, whether you're a student, a tourist or want to use French for business, this is the ideal book to help you understand and communicate. This modern, user-friendly dictionary gives priority to everyday vocabulary and the language of current affairs, business, computing and tourism, and, as in all Collins dictionaries, the emphasis is firmly placed on contemporary language and expressions.
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Table of Contents
|Abbreviations used in the dictionary||viii|
|French verb forms||xii|
|Time and date||xvi|
|Using the Grammar|