French English Dictionary Books

Merriam-Webster's French-English Dictionary

Merriam-Webster's French-English Dictionary is a completely new dictionary designed to meet the needs of English and French speakers throughout the world. It is intended for language learners, teachers, office workers, tourists, business travelers -- anyone who needs to communicate effectively in the French and English languages as they are spoken and written today. This dictionary provides up-to-date coverage of French words and phrases as they are spoken in France and in other European countries, and special care has been taken to include the unique terminology of French-speaking Canada as well. The English vocabulary and spellings included here reflect North American usage and are primarily those of American English, but British terms and spellings commonly used in Canada are also included.

Paperback:  804 pages
Language:  English
ISBN:  0877799172
Author/Editor:  Merriam-Webster, Eileen M. Haraty (2002)

Merriam-Webster's French-English Dictionary
Larousse Pocket Dictionary: French-English/English-French

The revised and updated edition of the Larousse Pocket Dictionary: French-English / English-French is the ideal companion for those who wish to understand and speak everyday French. This latest edition features a brand-new guide to using the dictionary, making this already easy-to-use reference even better.
Easy to carry or to tuck into a suitcase, this handy reference includes

  • more than 55,000 entries with 80,000 translations
  • updated vocabulary in all subject areas
  • usage examples showing words in context to ensure accurate translation and give a clear picture of how they are used
  • idioms, abbreviations, and acronyms
  • Regular and irregular verb tables
  • a helpful pronunciation guide

An attractive price and a portable pocket format make this dictionary ideal for students and travelers.

Paperback:  768 pages
Language:  French
ISBN:  2035420105
Author/Editor:  by Larousse (2003)

Larousse Pocket Dictionary: French-English/English-French
Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary: French-English English-French

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 based entirely on the statistical evidence of vast electronic databanks of real language, both written and spoken, it is the most comprehensive, reliable, and up-to-date dictionary of French and English available today. This major new edition provides new up-to-date vocabulary and extensive in-text cultural notes on many aspects of the French-speaking world, from political and educational systems, to festivals, important historical facts, famous places, and national newspapers. The edition also boasts a revised correspondence section that provides 75 model letters, with information on business correspondence via email and the internet. A new text design makes every entry easy to navigate, so that you can find the information you require quickly and effortlessly, and in-text boxes throughout provide extended treatment of complex function words. Overall, the Dictionary still provides the finest coverage available of the general, scientific, and technical vocabulary of contemporary French and English--with 360,000 words and phrases and more than 542,000 translations. As an aid to students of French literature, the Dictionary provides excellent coverage of vocabulary used by writers such as Zola, Dumas, Proust, and Hugo. There are also more than 90 pages of practical guidance for those who plan to reside in France, including help in writing job applications and CVs, and a section on using the telephone in France. With more words and phrases than any other single-volume French dictionary, plus special features designed to help both students and travelers, the new edition of The Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary remains the first choice in bilingual dictionaries.

Hardcover:  1986 pages
Language:  English
ISBN:  0198603630
Author/Editor:  Marie-Helene Correard, Valerie Grundy (2001)

Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary: French-English English-French
Larousse French English Dictionary

Entirely revised and updated, this is the most affordable and complete French-English English-French dictionary of its kind. Now easier to read and access, with more than 50,000 definitions, it is designed expressly for the widest possible variety of interests and professions -- students, teachers, travelers, and home and office libraries.
You'll find keys to pronunciation, idioms, conjugations, and more, in both languages -- all here, in the finest resource of its kind.

Paperback:  720 pages
Language:  English, French
ISBN:  0671534076
Author/Editor:  by Larousse (1996)

Larousse French English Dictionary
Larousse College Dictionary: French-English/English-French

Aimed at upper-intermediate and advanced users who need more than a pocket-size or concise dictionary can offer, the Larousse College Dictionary - available in both Spanish and French editions - provides in-depth coverage of common vocabulary and a broad range of business terminology to appeal not only to students but to those who use Spanish or French in their professional lives.
With up-to-date vocabulary in all subject areas, the College Dictionary is full of useful features, such as

  • 120,000 entries with more than 200,000 translations
  • thousands of illustrative examples and idiomatic expressions
  • 120 boxed entries on life and culture
  • notes on &qout;false friends&qout; and easily confused words
  • a 64-page communication guide covering topics such as writing letters and e-mails, applying for jobs, writing advertisements, and more
  • verb conjugation tables

The Larousse College Dictionary packs all of Larousse"s language expertise into one convenient volume, an excellent balance of content and value.

Hardcover:  1504 pages
Language:  French
ISBN:  2035421403
Author/Editor:  by Larousse Editorial (2005)

Larousse College Dictionary: French-English/English-French

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