Harrap's Unabridged French to English Dictionary : Harrap Dictionnaire Francais Anglais (English and French Edition)
- Publish Date: 2007-03-07
- Binding: Hardcover
The complete dictionary for advanced learners and language professionals, Harrap's flagship title is the culmination of several years work by a large team of experienced lexicographers and translators. The Unabridged is the most complete bilingual dictionary available and offers more information than any other general bilingual dictionary with over 425,000 references and 750,000 translations. Up-to-date vocabulary from all fieldsThousands of examples put words and senses in context. More coverage of idioms and colloquial language, including slang, than any other dictionary. The most technical terms: from business to sport, and IT to ornithology. Extensive coverage of literary words and phrasesUnrivalled coverage of canadian, Swiss and Belgian French, and American, Australian, Scottish and Irish English. Hundreds of boxes on cultural information included within the text to give essential background encyclopaedic information. Hundreds of name of works of art (books, plays, film ect) included in the text with their often unexpected translations. Second color clearly indentifies headwords. Boxes on allusions included within the dictionary text explain the origin and usage of phrases (quotations, advertising slogan etc.) that have become part of the language. The Unabridged contains a number of supplements that make it the complete dictionary for advanced learners and language professionals, such as a communication guide, tables of military ranks and adminitrative divisions, and a bilingual chronology.