This is volume one of a 2-volume set. It is the most comprehensive French to English dictionary available today, ideal for advanced learners and language professionals. Developed as part of the lifelong learning stream, and based on the revolutionary new edition of the "Collins-Robert English/French dictionary", this edition of the "Comprehensive 2-Volume Dictionary" boasts all the features of the single-volume edition, including up-to-date coverage of both languages. It is the indispensable reference work for translators, interpreters, business people, language teachers and students of French. The features include: have confidence - over 500,000 references provide in-depth coverage of specialist vocabulary and an extensive thesaurus of French; get it right - it offers special presentation of more complex entries, and a wealth of information on life and culture in French-speaking countries; and get there fast - clear user-friendly layout guides the user to most appropriate translation. The other title are: "Collins Robert French Concise Dictionary" (0-00-720886-3); "Collins Robert French Dictionary" (0-00-722108-8); "Collins Robert Comprehensive French Dictionary Volume 1" (0-00-723249-7); and "Collins Robert Comprehensive French Dictionary Volume" (1 0-00-723250-0). Words are tools for life, and a Collins dictionary makes them work for you.