A modern Portuguese Dictionary offering excellent coverage of today's Portuguese language and culture in Europe and Brazil. The clear layout makes it easy to use and its handy format and durability make it your ideal companion at home, school or on your travels.
• All the latest words in both languages
• User-friendly supplement to help you develop your confidence in the language
• Help with Portuguese verbs
• Clear layout, useful examples and cultural notes
• Brazilian Portuguese with European Portuguese variants and both UK and US English shown
Designed to give travellers, business people and the general user alike all the information they need in a portable, hard-wearing format.
It includes all the latest words reflecting changes in modern lifestyle and has been fully revised to reflect recent spelling reform changes. It has all the features you would expect from a Collins dictionary: an easy-to-read layout, special treatment of key words such as get, some, estar, por and notes about life in Portuguese-speaking countries.
An in-depth and up-to-date supplement helps you to develop your knowledge of Portuguese and your confidence in the language, with information on grammar, as well as the words and phrases you will need in different situations, like writing letters and sending emails.
There is also a section on false friends – common translation mistakes – with examples to show how the words should be used in both languages.
Verb tables show all verb forms for the most common Portuguese verbs.
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