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Drawn from the highly acclaimed Oxford Spanish Dictionary, this new Second Edition of The Oxford Spanish Desk Dictionary is more comprehensive, authoritative, and up to date than any other dictionary of comparable size, with over 80,000 words and 115,000 translations.
The second edition retains all the superb features of its esteemed parent volume in an affordable and easy-to-use format. Based on an extensive electronic databases in both English and Spanish, drawn from contemporary printed sources, the Dictionary accurately reflects how both languages are spoken and written in all contexts, from literature, to informal speech, to technical and scientific publications. Moreover, this edition offers the fullest treatment of Latin-American Spanish, with words and phrases common to a particular region or country clearly marked in the entry. There are thematic boxes dealing with key areas such as age, time, countries, and sports. The editors have included thousands of examples drawn from real speech and written sources to help clarify idiomatic usage. The Dictionary also provides much invaluable practical help, including sample letters, resumes, advertisements, job applications, and more.
Compact and comprehensive, easily fitting into a suitcase, knapsack, or attaché case, The Oxford Spanish Desk Dictionary, Second Edition, is ideal for travelers, professionals, business people, and students of either language--from Kansas City to Caracas, from Manchester to Madrid.
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Carol Styles Carvajal and Jane Horwood, both specialist lexicographers, worked on both The Oxford Spanish Dictionary and the first edition of The Oxford Spanish Desk Dictionary.
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Book Description Oxford University Press, USA, 2001. Hardcover. Condition: New. 2. Seller Inventory # DADAX0195218299
Book Description Oxford University Press, 2001. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0195218299