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Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary

The ideal dictionary for Japanese learners of English

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Key Features

  • Japanese translations for 18,000 words and phrases
  • 14,000 examples show how words work in typical contexts
  • Specifically aimed at elementary to intermediate learners of English, CEF levels A1-B2
  • Based on the 1.5 bn word Cambridge English Corpus
  • Hear the words spoken online with thousands of British English and American English recordings.

Acknowledgements

Chief editor
Colin McIntosh

Editors
Sanae Ueda Burgess
Harumi Currie

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