The Concise Oxford-Duden German Dictionary offers a comprehensive guide to the German language, from general vocabulary to specialist and technical terminology, from formal language to slang. The range makes accessible every aspect of the German speaking world of today through meticulous description of its language and its cultural institutions. Based on the evidence of the language databanks maintained and continuously expanded by Oxford University Press and the Dudenverlag, every title in the range provides a more accurate, up-to-date, and complete picture of real languages than has ever been possible before. Convenient and easy-access Layout Coverage of over 75,000 words and phrases, and over 125,000 translations, in-text notes on points of usage and construction, in-text cultural notes on life in the German-speaking world are provided. Aid sections helping in understanding idiomatic phrases, compound nouns, and abbreviations are featured.