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The Concise Oxford Russian Dictionary (Revised edition)

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Marcus Wheeler; Boris Ottokar Unbegaun; P. S. Falla
Pub date
Sep 1998
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This dictionary provides coverage of 120,000 words and phrases, and over 190,000 translations. It includes treatment of contemporary Russian and English, including amniocentesis, global warming, information superhighway, multimedia, streetwise, and time-share. There is extra in-text grammatical information; extended constructions, complementation, and information on 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 common abbreviations and acronyms such as APC, HRT, PC, OMOH, and CKB, and coverage of British and American English. This edition includes a guide to Russian language and culture, and 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 useful Thematic wordfinder. This thematic wordfinder brings together the essential 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 required by regional exam boards. The Concise Oxford Russian Dictionary is essential for students at intermediate level who need concise, thorough coverage of English and Russian and authoritative information on Russian language and culture. Explore our language resources on oxforddictionaries.com, Oxford's home for dictionaries and language reference. Updated regularly with the latest changes to words and meanings, the site provides hundreds of thousands of definitions, synonyms, and pronunciations in a range of languages. Access the highest quality language content, built from our extensive research, for free on your desktop or device.

Index: 

PREFACE
GUIDE TO THE USE OF THE DICTIONARY
ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THE DICTIONARY
NOTE ON PROPRIETARY STATUS
RUSSIAN - ENGLISH DICTIONARY
THEMATIC WORDFINDER
LETTERS AND CVS
ENGLISH - RUSSIAN DICTIONARY

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Marcus Wheeler; Boris Unbegaun; Paul Falla

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