This all-new dictionary offers users essential information on the new German spelling reform, with both old and new spellings included so the user will always locate the most appropriate word. Language learners will find thorough treatment of vocabulary and idiom as well as all the linguistic tools they'll need to read, understand, and express themselves effectively in both languages. This compact volume is the ideal companion for students, business people and sophisticated travelers. Special Features: Over 90,000 references and 120,000 translations. New German spelling reforms included, as well as old spellings. Completely bilingual supplements on life and culture. Generous treatment of grammar and idioms. Pronunciation guides. Abbreviations, acronyms, and proper nouns.