Collins Portuguese Concise Dictionary Second Edition

Collins Portuguese Concise Dictionary Second Edition



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ISBN-13: 9780060936945
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 01/28/2002
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 768
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.46(h) x 1.51(d)

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Understanding Portuguese

This new and thoroughly up-to-date dictionary provides the user with wide-ranging, practical coverage of current usage, including terminology relevant to business and office automation, and a comprehensive selection of abbreviations, acronyms and geographical names commonly found in the press. You will also find, for ease of consultation, irregular forms of Portuguese verbs and nouns with a cross-reference to the basic form where a translation is given.

Self-expression in Portuguese

To help you express yourself correctly and idiomatically in Portuguese, numerous indications -- think of them as signposts -- guide you to the most appropriate translation for your context. All the most commonly used words are given detailed treatment, with many examples of typical usage.

A working companion

Much care has been taken to make this new Collins dictionary thoroughly reliable, easy to use and relevant to your work and study. We hope it will become a long-serving companion for all your foreign language needs.

HarperCollins Portuguese Concise Dictionary, Second Edition. Copyright � by Ron Hansen. Reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved. Available now wherever books are sold.

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