Bilingual Spanish Dictionaries
Oxford University Press
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- NEW EDITION (2003): The Oxford
Spanish Dictionary, 2nd ed.
- The Oxford
Spanish Desk Dictionary
Starter Spanish Dictionary
Pictorial Spanish-English Dictionary 2nd ed.
- Oxford Colour
Spanish Revised ed.
- Oxford Pocket
Spanish Dictionary 2nd ed., edited by Styles
- Oxford Spanish
Dictionary and Grammar
NEW EDITION (2003)
SPECIAL, LIMITED TIME OFFER: Order the PRINT
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Oxford Spanish Dictionary
Beatriz Galimberti Jarman,
Carol Styles Carvajal
ISBN: 0-19-860475-0, hardback,
2003 In Stock
Price: $49.95 (12)
Compiled by expert teams of Spanish and English lexicographers, the Oxford
Spanish Dictionary provides the richest, most contemporary coverage of
Spanish from around the world. The result of thorough research using
sophisticated computer programs to search for new terminology and ensure that
all the latest vocabulary from Latin American Spanish and American English is
covered, this brand new edition covers over 24 varieties of Spanish as it is
written and spoken throughout the Spanish-speaking world--from Spain to
Mexico, from Peru to the River Plate.
This groundbreaking edition of the Oxford
Spanish Dictionary features 20,000 new entries (10,000 in each
language), with the updating focused particularly on business, IT, and
scientific terminology. Special entries on life and culture explain the
differences between institutions, administrative systems, educational systems,
and general life in the Spanish and English-speaking worlds, offering vital
background to the language.
Also, for a limited time only, all OSD's
will be packaged with a free CD that contains cutting-edge text-to-speech
software. This software enables users to type in any word, phrase, question,
or date, and an audio version of the text will immediately pronounce it with
appropriate inflection. No other Spanish dictionary offers this revolutionary
With a newly designed user-friendly format, the dictionary is more accessible
than ever. Each entry is in color making it easy for the reader to distinguish
between and search for words. With half of the entries in English and half in
Spanish (including the frontmatter), the Oxford
Spanish Dictionary is the ideal reference for native speakers of either
language. Handy, easy-to-use, and now packaged with the groundbreaking
text-to-speech software, this dictionary is also the essential tool for all
students and teachers, as well as translators and language professionals.
Jacket covers are also available in Spanish.
- Over 300,000 words and phrases and over 480,000 translations that
provide comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of Spanish and English
- An extended guide to effective communication, including a wealth of
model letters offering help with a wide range of topicsfrom compiling job
applications to booking hotel rooms
- Up-to-the minute information on the cultures of the English and
Spanish-speaking worlds, including a new section on the Euro
- In-text boxes that provide detailed guidance on grammar and usage
- American English throughout, with British English alternatives given
Beatriz Galimberti Jarman, Roy Russell, Carol Styles
Carvajal, and Jane Horwood are expert bilingual lexicographers who
have led a team of Spanish, Latin American, British, and American editors
throughout this project.
Spanish Desk Dictionary
The new second
edition of the best Spanish-English desk dictionary
by CAROL STYLES CARVAJAL, and JANE HORWOOD
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
Compact and comprehensive, easily fitting into a suitcase, knapsack, or
attache 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.
1024 pp.; 0-19-521829-9;
Publ. 2001; Price $15.95
Oxford Starter Spanish Dictionary
Edited by ANA CHRISTINA LLOMPART, CAROL STYLES CARVAJAL, and JANE HORWOOD
The Oxford Starter Spanish Dictionary is a unique, friendly
apporach to learning the Spanish language. Together with three other Starter
dictionaries (French, German, and Russian), this completely new range is a
thorough introduction for English speakers who have limited knowledge of foreign
languages. It provides detailed guidance, correct grammar and usage, the best
translation, thematic boxes, and symbols, and it includes no abbreviations,
making this dictionary especially easy to understand.
384 pp.; 0-19-860330-4, Paper, Price: $11.95. Publ. 2000
Oxford-Duden Pictorial Spanish and English Dictionary
Now available in paperback editions, The Oxford-Duden Pictorial
Dictionaries provide parallel English and foreign word lists containing
29,000 items for each language. Based on the premise that pictures can more
clearly convey certain kinds of information, these dictionaries present a list
of vocabulary relating to a subject together with a picture illustrating that
Each double-page spread links the words by number to the picture situation
drawn from everyday life; 384 sections cover a broad range of subjects in the
fields of science, medicine, technology, industry, commerce, and arts and
leisure, including astronomy, automobiles, swimming, supermarkets, nuclear
energy, nightclubs, and much more. Both English and foreign words appear on the
same page for easy use. The dictionaries also provide fully alphabetized indices
in both languages which refer the reader not only to the various subjects and
contexts in which a word is used, but also to the correct translation and
vocabulary of the entire subject.
An essential reference for general readers, students, translators, travelers,
and business people, The Oxford-Duden Pictorial Dictionaries serves as an
invaluable supplement to other foreign language guides.
The new editions featured below have been completely updated and revised to
include the most recent innovations in science and technology and to offer
increased coverage of all major fields of reference.
888 pp.; 384 illus.; 0-19-864515-5; Publ. 1995; Price: $25.00
Oxford Color Spanish Dictionary Plus
Edited by CHRISTINE LEA, CAROL STYLES CARVAJAL, MICHAEL BRITTON, and JANE
In this thoroughly updated edition, not only is all the essential
everyday Spanish covered, but also an A-to-Z guide to cultural information is
included, making this volume an outstanding, all-purpose learning tool.
Key words that are used more frequently are highlighted
within the text, as they are the cornerstones to language learning, and slang
and informal words are clearly denoted using warning symbols. As well, this
dictionary offers a pronunciation guide, a glossary of grammatical terms, a list
of abbreviations, and a catalog of Spanish irregular verbs.
Whether you are in the first years of study or you need to
review your Spanish language skills for a trip to Europe, this new dictionary is
your premier resource.
640 pp.; 0-19-864566-X; Publ. 2001; Price: $10.95
Pocket Oxford Spanish Dictionary
Chief Editor: CAROL STYLES CARVAJAL and JANE HORWOOD
Offers over 85,000 words and phrases
Derived from the universally acclaimed Oxford Spanish Dictionary ,
this dictionary is designed to meet the needs of students in their senior year,
or studying for their Higher, or A level qualification, as well as adult
learners, and also business users. It is the only dictionary at this level to
give detailed coverage of Spanish from 20 of the principal Spanish-speaking
areas of the world. This dictionary is designed specifically to meet the needs
of business users, adult learners or students in their first years of studying
Italian. It give thousands of examples drawn from real speech and written
sources to help learners use the language more effectively and idiomatically.
1024 pp.; 5 x 7-3/4; 0-19-860281-2; Publ. 2000; Price: $9.95
- More than 125,000 translations included
Oxford Spanish Dictionary and Grammar
Edited by CAROL STYLES CARVAJAL, MICHAEL BRITTON, and JANE HORWOOD
This major new edition of Oxford Spanish Dictionary and Grammar
has been fully revised to cover all the essential vocabulary and grammar of
everyday life. Designed to meet the needs of students at all levels, as well as
those of tourists and business people, it is a complete and handy reference to
the Spanish language. Over 100,000 words, phrases and translations provide
extensive coverage and up-to-the-minute vocabulary. Frequently used words are
given a special layout with usage notes throughout the dictionary and new
warning symbols make slang and informal words and expressions instantly
The Grammar section offers a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide covering the
construction of the language--including explanations of modern usage and
grammar; information on the differences between spoken and written Spanish (with
helpful examples taken from everyday speech, newspapers, and magazines);
coverage of Latin American Spanish; separate sections on word order,
prepositions, punctuation, and colloquial and technical words; and an extensive
glossary and full index.
For those just learning Spanish or those fine-tuning their language skills,
this is an essential resource.
851 pp.; 7 x 4 1/2; 0-19-860388-6; Publ. 2001; Price: $14.95
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