||The Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary
This dictionary is compiled entirely from electronic databases of current language, making it comprehensive, reliable, and up-to-date. This new edition provides the most recent vocabulary for both French and English, as well as additional new supplementary material. Thousands of example sentences, taken from real speech and written sources, guide the user to the most accurate translation. With Over 355,000 words and phrases and over 540,000 translations this dictionary provides comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of the general, scientific, literary, and technical vocabulary of contemporary French and English. Coverage of historical, idiomatic, colloquial, and regional French is also given. There is also an encyclopaedic supplement: an A-Z cultural reference of France providing a wealth of information on famous places, regions, acronyms, public, educational, and cultural institutions, newspapers, magazines, history, film, communications, politics, and the French legal system. It includes an effective communication guide, a guide to writing letters, job applications and CVs and a completely new guide to using the telephone in France, as well as containing useful phrases for essay-writing and a sample essay.