This internationally acclaimed dictionary is widely used as a key reference tool by language professionals. With over 300,000 words and phrases, and half a million translations, and packed full of grammatical and usage information for both languages, it is the most authoritative Spanish bilingual dictionary available. Developed through consultation with academic advisors, its editors have used the latest technology to search millions of words of web-based text identifying the most recent additions to Spanish and English, and changes in usage. Thousands of new words and updated translations have been added in Spanish and English, covering subjects from politics and industry to technology and ecology. A clear colour layout and a new entry menu help you to navigate longer entries and make the text accessible and easy to use. Included with the dictionary: a pronunciation CD-ROM (selected markets only) which allows you to copy or type in text and hear it spoken back to you; ideal for practice and building confidence in the spoken language.Additional material ideal for students on their year abroad, or those working in Spanish or English, has been expanded and updated, including language of bank accounts, letters and CVs, to texting and telephoning, and much more.