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Title:
The Oxford-Duden pictorial Italian and English dictionary
Author:
Mazzoni, M. Luisa.
Publication Information:
Oxford, [England] : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Physical Description:
677 pages, 190 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
General Note:
Includes indexes.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780198645177
Format :
Book

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Central Library PC1640 .O93 1995 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

There are certain kinds of information that can be conveyed more readily and clearly by pictures than by descriptions and explanations. The Oxford-Duden Pictorial Italian and English Dictionary identifies over 28,000 objects by means of numbered illustrations, offering at a glance theirItalian and English terms. This completely new addition to the successful Oxford-Duden Pictorial range of dictionaries reflects the most up-to-date changes in technology, science and medicine, industry and commerce and offers comprehensive coverage of all major fields of reference, including thearts and entertainment, recreation and sport, flora and fauna and typical situations in domestic and everyday life. Every vocabulary item relating so such diverse fields as photography, typesetting, personal computers, telecommunications and transport is indexed in Italian and English so that thedictionary can be used in both directions. The subjects are organized thematically enabling the user to grasp the entire vocabulary relevant to a given situation or context. This new dictionary will be an invaluable supplement to any Italian-English or English-Italian dictionary.


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