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ABBYY Lingvo Comprehensive Russian-English Dictionary by ABBYY Lingvo

By ABBYY Lingvo

The great English-Russian and Russian-English Learner's Dictionary of Collocations is the made of the author's approach to compilation of learner's dictionaries comprehensively describing the English language method for Russian-speaking (thinking in Russian) scholars studying English. the most rules of the method:
- concentrate on a particular pupil (thinking in Russian);
- vocabulary choice according to frequency;
- semantic constitution of phrases according to frequency;
- presentation of vocabulary goods in phrases;
- commentaries to entries (4 varieties) in response to Russian-English contrastive and comparative studies;
- translation variants;
- purposes of linguistic content;
- Russian-English word list (reverse dictionary).
Total quantity of over 2 hundred author's sheets
The dictionary is a deciphering and coding learner's dictionary, i.e. it explains the incorporated words' meanings and also teaches considering within the international language in addition to formulating/coding of a idea in Russian utilizing the English language. a variety of comparative commentaries serve a similar purpose.
The authors depend on the theories of words, their types and ideas of the lexical items' cognitive body. those topics shape the theoretical foundation mirrored within the constitution of the dictionary's entries.

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It’s the advertisers who puppeteer the cold-callers, those cheap-as-chips workers in Asia who repeatedly call you out of the blue at home, trying to be intimate by manically repeating your name. They’re the customer-profilers, paid to ask you questions about your lifestyle and possessions so that they can report back to the marketing or advertising campaign team who will create the perfect commercial to persuade you there’s something missing in your life. There are focus groups whose job is the same: they study us by analysing our desires and allow advertisers to pronounce themselves the high priests of democracy because they give us what we want.

We pride ourselves on being democratic, but have a caste system according to speed and time. We’re speed capitalists obsessed with the exchange value of time – time spent, invested, employed, wasted. We all realise the bane of being always busy, and that’s compounded because we rarely know why we’re bothering to be busy in the first place. Even sources of knowledge suddenly boast not that they’re accurate, but that they are based on speed (the internet’s Wikipedia derives from the Hawaiian ‘wiki’ meaning ‘fast’ or ‘quick’).

He exudes contagious self-confidence. ‘Community,’ he tells me, ‘means the point at which the individual and the community find each other, in which the individual isn’t lost but manages to maintain his own singularity. Of the people who come here, there are those who need reassurance, who come to take rather than to give. By contrast, there are those who come with the idea of getting things done. There’s a net distinction between those who are looking for Disneyland and those who come for a spiritual pilgrimage.

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