||The Concise Oxford Russian Dictionary
This dictionary provides coverage of 120,000 words and phrases, and over 190,000 translations. It includes up-to-date treatment of contemporary Russian and English, including words such as amniocentesis, global warming, information superhighway, multimedia, streetwise and time-share. There is extra in-text grammatical information, extended constructions, complementation and difficult points of grammar. It records Russian as it is used today and 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. New to this edition is a guide to Russian language and culture on the World Wide Web. A new guide to e-mail and the Internet offers a gateway to language and culture in the Russian-speaking world. There is also a Thematic wordfinder which 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 recquired by regional exam boards.