Purpose: To provide the most modern, authoritative, and usefully organized dictionary in a moderately priced edition.
- 85,000 entries based on spoken and written sources.
- Fully revised and expanded, with over 5,200 new or updated words and definitions.
- Pronunciation of both French and English words in the International Phonetic Alphabet.
- Both general and specific meanings and examples of idiomatic uses.
- Gender of French nouns identified.
- Verb chart of 76 model irregular verbs, with irregular verbs in the dictionary keyed by number to these model verbs.
- Valuable conversion tables on measurements, temperatures, clothing sizes.
- Many other features detailed in the preface.