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The HarperCollins Italian College Dictionary
is a standout--you're holding the best buy on the shelf in your hands right now. Here's why:
- Easier to use: 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 illustrations of pronunciations using the International Phonetic Alphabet, enabling easy access and effective communication for educational, business, and traveling purposes.
- Most constantly updated: HarperCollins dictionaries are updated more often than any other dictionary.
- Comprehensive: This dictionary provides fully updated coverage of both Italian and English, including business, technological, and cultural terms, and comprehensive treatment of the most important words in both English and Italian to give you the edge in understanding and translation.
Here's a sampling of the new terms this edition includes:
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HarperCollins Bilingual Dictionaries are available in four sizes to suit your every need:
Unabridged: Preferred by native speakers, it's the most authoritative dictionary you can have on your bookshelf.
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