The Tuttle Compact Chinese Dictionary is a new two-way reference dictionary designed for English speakers who are learning Chinese as a foreign language. The first sectionùChinese-Englishùprovides more than 15,000 frequently used Chinese vocabulary items including all the words required for the official HSK Chinese Language Proficiency Examination.
The second sectionùEnglish-Chineseùprovides accurate and up-to-date definitions for over 40,000 words, phrases and idioms in English, including the latest vocabulary from business, technology, sports and media worlds. Concise definitions are given for each word and phrase. For all commonly used words, example sentences with Chinese translation are provided to illustrate their usage and facilitate the development of effective communicative skills in Chinese.