Recommendations for Fr>En business dictionary please
Thread poster: Caroline Lakey

Caroline Lakey  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 21:12
French to English
Jan 23, 2009

Hello,

Does anyone have any recommendations for a good Fr>En business/marketing dictionary please?

I have the Harrap's Business, but it is quite small and I'm finding it a bit limited. It's probably more suited to students than to professional translators, to be fair to Harrap's!

Many thanks,

Caroline


 

xxxPeter Manda
Local time: 15:12
German to English
+ ...
business dictionary Jan 23, 2009

Robert-Collins "Business", Dictionnaires Le Robert Paris, (Paris, 2005).

 

Robin Salmon  Identity Verified
Australia
Local time: 05:12
German to English
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Another suggestion Jan 25, 2009

I have a Livre de Poche "Dictionnaire de l'anglais économique et juridique"(quite good for legal terms) and the "Oxford Business French Dictionary" but after ignoring "NTC's French and English Business Dictionary" for a long while, I have found it to be the best of the three.

 

Jennifer Forbes  Identity Verified
Local time: 20:12
Member (2006)
French to English
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Ditto Jan 25, 2009

Robin Salmon wrote:

I have a Livre de Poche "Dictionnaire de l'anglais économique et juridique"(quite good for legal terms) and the "Oxford Business French Dictionary" but after ignoring "NTC's French and English Business Dictionary" for a long while, I have found it to be the best of the three.


I've got the Livre de Poche too. Very useful - and now full of handwritten additions I've made since buying it. Go to (or perhaps, visit on line) Grant & Cutler, Great Marlborough Street, London W.1. They have a vast range of dictionaries and foreign language books.
Best wishes,
Jenny


 

Caroline Lakey  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 21:12
French to English
TOPIC STARTER
Thanks! Jan 26, 2009

Great, many thanks for these. I shall certainly have a look, and I'll find Grant and Cutler on line too. I can remember going there when I was doing my A-Levels - shame it's just too far away, so thanks goodness for the internet!

 

lydiar  Identity Verified
New Zealand
Local time: 07:12
Member (2006)
French to English
Fr-En business Dictionaries. Jan 30, 2009

I have the following dictionaries that are surplus to my requirements, not brand new, but good for a start.

English - French | French-English Dictionary of business 1990
0-948549-10-6

Dictionnaire D'Apprentissage Du Francais Des Affaires 2000
2-278-04356-0 (this is english/italian/spanish/french/dutch/german!!)

Drop me a message if you would like them, I've listed them on www.readitswapit.com


 

Caroline Lakey  Identity Verified
France
Local time: 21:12
French to English
TOPIC STARTER
Thanks Feb 2, 2009

It's really kind of you to offer, but I've got a dictionary that's doing the job for the moment. I've also just ordered a new main French-English dictionary which happens to have a business section, so I'm going to wait and see how extensive that is before I order anything else.

 


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