The Dictionary

For more than sixty years, The University of Chicago Spanish–English Dictionary has set the standard for concise bilingual dictionaries. Now thoroughly revised to reflect the most current vocabulary and usage in both languages, this dictionary enables users to find the precise equivalents of the words and phrases they seek on the go, or on their reference shelf.

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The App

The Spanish–English Dictionary app is a precise and practical bilingual application for iPhone® and iPod touch® based on the sixth edition of The University of Chicago Spanish–English Dictionary. Browse or search the full contents to display all instances of a term for fuller understanding of how it is used in both languages. Build your vocabulary by creating Word Lists and testing yourself on terms you need to master with flash cards and multiple choice quizzes. Whether you are preparing for next week’s class or upcoming international travel, this app is the essential on-the-go reference. It is available on the App Store
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The University of Chicago Spanish-English Dictionary, Sixth Edition

The Book

The University of Chicago Spanish-English Dictionary, Sixth Edition:
Diccionario Universidad de Chicago Inglés-Español, Sexta Edición

Edited by David A. Pharies
626 pages | 5½×8½ | ©2012

The sixth edition has been updated with six thousand new words and meanings selected for their frequency of use, rising popularity, and situational necessity. In order to best represent the dynamic and increasingly connected cultures of three continents, this edition features enhanced coverage of the vocabulary associated with four areas of increasing global importance: medicine, business, digital technology, and sports.

Clear, precise, and easy to use, The University of Chicago Spanish–English Dictionary continues to serve as the essential reference for students, travelers, and businesspeople, and everyone interested in building their linguistic proficiency in both Spanish and English.

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David A. Pharies

David A. Pharies, Editor in Chief

David A. Pharies is associate dean for humanities in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and professor of Spanish at the University of Florida. He is also the author of A Brief History of the Spanish Language and Breve historia de la lengua española, both published by the University of Chicago Press.

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