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The Oxford Spanish English Dictionary (Third Edition) on CD-ROM
The Oxford Spanish English Dictionary (Third Edition) on CD-ROM is an excellent resource offering over 300,000 words and phrases and over 500,000 translations. It is a 'talking' dictionary, incorporating pronounciations of European and Mexican Spanish words. Pronounciations of English words are not provided.

The CD-ROM is in fact the electronic version of the highly acclaimed Oxford Spanish Dictionary, containing recent vocabulary from all areas of modern life. This 3rd edition includes over 20,000 new words. The software incorporates revolutionary new pronunciation features, whereby users can click, type, or cut and paste single words, phrases, or even entire paragraphs of text and hear them spoken back in either European or Mexican Spanish. These features offer an excellent way to improve Spanish pronunciation skills.

The dictionary offers extensive coverage of Latin American Spanish, incorporating all 24 principal varieties of world Spanish, from Spain to Peru, Mexico to the River Plate. For Spanish-speakers, both British and American English are covered.

Easy-to-use full text and advanced search functions give users the power and flexibility to make the most of this huge translation resource. The dictionary can be opened from any Windows® document with a single click and it is easy to switch from one language to the other. Searches can be filtered so that information can be pin-pointed more easily. There are links to cultural notes, grammar and usage help, and verb tables. It is also possible to cut and paste from hundreds of sample letters in the comprehensive correspondence guide, which also includes guidance on using email and the Internet, and on text-messaging.

Minimum configuration: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista, Pentium-class processor, 64 MB RAM, 150 MB hard disk space, 16X CD-Rom drive, 16-bit sound card.

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Publisher: Oxford University Press, UK.

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