Concise Oxford Russian Dictionary by Marcus Wheeler

Concise Oxford Russian Dictionary

EditorMarcus Wheeler, Boris Unbegaun, Paul Falla

Hardcover | September 1, 1998

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This dictionary provides coverage of 120,000 words and phrases, and over 190,000 translations. It includes completely up-to-date treatment of contemporary Russian and English, including amniocentesis, global warming, information superhighway, multimedia, streetwise, and time-share. There isextra in-text grammatical information; extended constructions, complementation, and difficult points of grammar. It records Russian as it is used today, as there is special emphasis on modern idioms and colloquial usage with numerous illustrative examples. There is specialized coverage of commonabbreviations and acronyms such as APC, HRT, PC, OMOH, and CKB, and coverage of British and American English.New to this edition is a guide to Russian language and culture on the World-Wide-Web. A new guide to email and the Internet offers a unique gateway to language and culture in the Russian-speaking world. There is also a Thematic wordfinder. This entirely new thematic wordfinder brings together theessential vocabulary from a broad range of subject areas including the environment, society, business and industry, communication, media, and the arts. Specially designed as a reference section for writing, it covers the key topics recquired by regional exam boards.

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Marcus Wheeler is Professor of Russian at the Queen's University of Belfast.
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Title:Concise Oxford Russian DictionaryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1040 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.89 inPublished:September 1, 1998Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198601522

ISBN - 13:9780198601524

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PrefaceGuide to the Use of the DictionaryAbbreviations used in the DictionaryNote on Proprietary StatusRussian - English DictionaryThematic WordfinderLetters and CVsEnglish - Russian Dictionary

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Perhaps the best way to get around subtitles is to keep The Concise Oxford Russian Dictionary handy. For the practically minded majority of people, especially students, it is the ideal tool for grasping all elements of the language. With more than 120,000 words and phrases and more than 190,000 translations, this book incorporates recent Russian spelling changes as well as a new guide to e-mail and the Internet. Find out how to talk about nationalities, jobs, greet others and even ask directions with this easy-to-use resource.