Collins German-English, English-German Dictionary: Unabridged

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Peter Terrell
HarperCollins, 1999 - Foreign Language Study - 2056 pages
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The HarperCollins German Unabridged Dictionary is simply the best German dictionary you can buy.Here's why:

  • Over 800,000 entries and translations. The HarperCollins German Unabridged Dictionary goes with you into the 21st Century. With complete coverage of contemporary terms in business, technology, politics, culture, and medicine, this is the most authoritative single-volume German-English dictionary available.

  • More in-depth. The HarperCollins German Unabridged Dictionary includes a fully revised "Language in Use" section, designed to facilitate self-expression in the foreign language. Paired with a comprehensive system of style labels identifying whether a word is formal, informal, literary, vulgar, dated, or euphemistic, the dictionary gives you the edge in accurate translation.

  • More colloquial usage than any other German dictionary. With its emphasis on current German and English, both written and spoken, including all areas of modern life and featuring regional usages, the dictionary also gives you the edge in appropriate translation.

  • More up-to-date. This edition incorporates all of the changes from the German Spelling Reforms.

Here's a sampling of the new terms in this edition:

Passenger airbag
Organic waste bin
Male bonding
Charge card
Nicotine patch
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