Author: Random House
More than 60,000 entries, including the most common meanings and many idiomatic expressions
Two sections, French-English and English-French
All entries, from A to Z, in a single alphabetical listing
American English spellings and vocabulary
Hundreds of new words, including byte, informatique, eurodollar, and videodisque
Pronunciation clearly explained
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