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Title:
The Oxford-Hachette French dictionary : French-English, English-French
Author:
Grundy, Valerie.
Edition:
Third edition / edited by Jean-Benoit Ormal-Grenon, Natalie Pomier.
Publication Information:
Paris : Hachette Livre ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Physical Description:
xxxviii, 1945 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
General Note:
Previous ed.: 1997.
Language:
English
Contents:
List of contributors -- Preface -- Introduction -- Corpus-based dictionary -- Using this dictionary -- Structure of French-English entries -- structure of English-French entries -- Pronunciation of French -- French-English dictionary -- Guide to effective communication -- French correspondence -- French link words and expressions -- French advertisements -- using the telephone -- Using email and the Internet -- English-French dictionary -- French verbs -- English verbs -- Diagram -- French constitution -- European union -- Constitution in the United Kingdom -- US constitution -- Index of English cultural notes -- Index of French cultural notes -- Index of English and French lexical usage notes.

Liste des collaborateurs -- Préface -- Introduction -- Dicionnaire à partir de corpus -- Comment se servir du dictionnaire? -- Structure du texte franc̨ais-anglais -- Structure du texte anglais-franc̨ais -- Prononciation de lànglais -- Dictionnarie franc̨ais-anglais -- Communication mode d'emploi -- Correspondance anglaise -- Mots et expressions de liasion anglais -- Petites annonces anglaises -- Téléphone -- Courrier électronique et l'Internet -- Dictionnarie anglais-franc̨ais -- Conjugasion franc̨aise -- Verbes irréguliers anglais -- Organigrammes -- Constitution franc̨ais -- Union europeénne -- Consitution du Royauume-Uni -- Constitution des États-Unis -- Liste des notes culturelles anglo-saxonnes -- Liste des notes culturelles franc̨aises -- Liste des notes d'usage lexicales franc̨aises et anglaises.
ISBN:
9780198603634
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Acclaimed by language professionals the world over, The Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary leads the way in modern bilingual lexicography. The first ever French dictionary to be entirely compiled based on the statistical evidence of vast electronic databanks of real language, both written andspoken, it is the most comprehensive, reliable, and up-to-date dictionary of French and English available today. The previous edition was described by the Independent as 'revolutionary'.This major new edition provides new up-to-date vocabulary, a new open design, in-text cultural notes on many aspects of the French-speaking world, from political and educational systems, to festivals and national newspapers, as well as a revised correspondence section that provides many modelletters, extensive information on business correspondence via email and the internet. It is the most up-to-date and complete French dictionary of its size - a must for any serious student of the French language.


Author Notes

Marie-Helene Correard and Valerie Grundy are highly experienced bilingual lexicographers.


Table of Contents

Introduction Using this dictionary
Structure of French-English Entries
Structure of English-French Entries
Pronunciation of French
Abbreviations and symbols
French-English Dictionary
Guide to communication in French
Guide to communication in English
English-French Dictionary
Index of English lexical usage notes
French verbs Diagrams of politicals systems