French-English CD Dictionaries
Thread poster: Sarah Downing

Sarah Downing  Identity Verified
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Oct 26, 2004

Dear colleagues,

I'm thinking of buying the Collins Robert, as a colleague just recommended it.

However, on browsing through, I also found this dictionary, which also seems to have been mentioned in the proz forums.

I'd like a dictionary that is as comprehensive as possible and, considering that both of them are under 100 EURO, they're pretty reasonably priced.

Unfortunately, I've only got a recommendation for the first dictionary and don't really know what the difference is between this one and the second link - Does anyone have any recommendations. I suspect, based on the price, that the second one is more comprehensive, but I'd kind of like some confirmation on that ...

Thanks in advance,

Sarah Downing


Michele Fauble  Identity Verified
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Robert-Collins Dictionary Oct 26, 2004

The Robert-Collins are good dictionaries. The English part is based on the Bank of English corpus. You'll want the most comprehensive one. Based on the cost and the name I think it is probably this one. 3991/ref=sr_8_xs_ap_i1_xgl/402-4920215-8888914

I hope this helps.

Michele Fauble


Geneviève von Levetzow  Identity Verified
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CD-ROM Oct 26, 2004


Désolée d'écrire en fr., mais je suis trop fatiguée pour écrire en anglais.

J'ai la version papier du Robert-Collins qui n'est pas mal pour le language général, mais je le trouve si encombrant que je ne m'en sers presque jamais.

cédérom PC
Dictionnaire Le Grand Robert & Collins électronique

Dictionnaire Français-Anglais - Anglais-Français

75,00 €

J'utilise en fait 4 dictionnaires en ligne anglais-français :


[Edited at 2004-10-26 23:14]


Guylaine Ingram  Identity Verified
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Merci Geneviève pour ces sites très précieux ! Oct 27, 2004

Je connaissais l'Eurodicautom et le GDT mais pas les deux autres qui sont très pratiques.


Sarah Downing  Identity Verified
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Thank you ... Nov 9, 2004

... To everyone for your useful tips!




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