This latest edition has been fully revised to reflect the latest changes in Portuguese and English. It also comes with a newly updated Phrasefinder supplement making it the perfect choice for anyone needing a portable, up-to-the-minute Portuguese dictionary. Features include: * All the latest words in both languages, such as carbon footprint, social networking, credit crunch, and with Portuguese updated in line with the new Portuguese spelling reform * User-friendly Phrasefinder supplement for travellers, including a new menu-reader section * Clear colour layout, useful examples, language and cultural notes * Brazilian Portuguese with European Portuguese variants and both UK and US English shown The Collins Gem Portuguese Dictionary has been designed to give travellers, students, business people and the general user alike all the information they need in a handy format. Includes all the latest words reflecting changes in modern lifestyle, as well as: an easy-to-read colour layout, special treatment of difficult words such as get, some, estar, por, and notes about life in Portuguese-speaking countries.
The Phrasefinder section has been developed to give travellers on business and leisure trips all the essential phrases they need. Divided into sections such as Getting Around, Accommodation and Complaints, this is an instant reference available when you need it most. Also, new to this edition, is a menu-reader section - a quick guide to the most common words and phrases you will find in Portuguese and Brazilian cafes and restaurants.