Oxford Russian Dictionary (En-Ru)

Oxford Russian Dictionary

The most comprehensive and up-to-date Russian dictionary. The dictionary contains 75,000+ entries, 185,000+ references, 290,000+ translations including thorough coverage of modern idioms, British, American English and regional Russian dialects alongside with numerous illustrative examples. It also includes all common abbreviations and acronyms, helpful advice on difficult points of grammar and pronunciation, an indispensable aid for Russian speakers. Unsurpassed in reliability, this new edition is the dictionary of choice for professionals, teachers, academics, parents, and anyone who needs to keep abreast of the Russian language as it is spoken.

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Oxford Philosophy (En-En)

The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy / Simon Blackburn (Eng-Eng)

Eminent philosopher Simon Blackburn offers the most authoritative and up-to-date concise dictionary of philosophy, packed with helpful information for the novice and with astute observations for the expert. Ranging from Aristotle to Zen, the entries cover the entire span of philosophy, from the Vedas to the most recent technical terminology, with ample coverage of important themes from Chinese, Indian, Islamic, and Jewish philosophy.

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Oxford Advanced Learner’s 9 (En-En)

Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary, 9th Edition (OALD9)

An advanced learner’s dictionary is a monolingual learner’s dictionary, that is, a dictionary written for non-native speakers. It differs from a bilingual or translation dictionary, on the one hand, and a standard dictionary written for native speakers or linguistic scholars, on the other.

A learner’s dictionary is intended for non-native speakers who want information about the meaning and usage of words and phrases. Such dictionaries focus on current meanings, omitting outdated uses; etymology, a staple of standard dictionaries, is also usually omitted. All headwords are explained in uncomplicated language, typically using a core defining vocabulary of some 3,000 words, thus making the definitions more digestible to learners. There are many example phrases and sentences, but no quotations. Appendices and interspersed notes serve the targeted readership, providing additional guidance and help, for example with the usage of false friends, i.e. words that are often confused by learners.

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