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Drawn from the renowned flagship Oxford Spanish Dictionary, the fourth edition of the Oxford Spanish Desk Dictionary offers users a durable hardcover reference work that will stand up to years of constant use. More authoritative and up to date than any other dictionary of comparable size, the Desk Dictionary covers almost 100,000 words and phrases and 130,000 translations of contemporary Spanish and English, including excellent coverage of both European and Latin American Spanish. The grammar supplement provides full information on key points of Spanish grammar, including verb tables for quick reference. In addition, a culture section offers lively and useful information on life in the Spanish-speaking world, covering everything from political institutions to how weddings are celebrated. A communication supplement gives help with all types of correspondence, including example letters, emails, and résumés. New to this edition is a section on the internet and online services, covering shopping, banking, buying travel tickets, and checking information online. Compact and durable, the Oxford Spanish Desk Dictionary is the perfect reference for students and adults who want a sturdy, reliable reference.
The Oxford Spanish Desk Dictionary is drawn from the highly acclaimed Oxford Spanish Dictionary and is more comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date than any other dictionary of comparable size.
Authoritative and up to date, this third edtion of the Oxford Spanish Desk Dictionary covers over 90,000 words and phrases, and 120,000 translations of contemporary Spanish and English, with brand-new words in each language. The grammar supplement provides full information on all the key points of Spanish and English grammar, including verb tables for quick reference, and a correspondence section gives example letters, emails, resumes, and new help with text messaging. Language is now studied in the context of its culture, so the existing culture section has been revised and expanded to offer lively and useful information on life in the Spanish-speaking world.
For travelers, professionals, business people, and students of either language, the Spanish Desk Dictionary is the ideal resource and belongs in all suitcases, briefcases, and backpacks.