This fourth edition has been updated to take account of new vocabulary and recent developments in Chinese and English. New words and phrases reflect scientific and technical innovations, particularly in the areas of business, information technology, and telecommunications, as well as changes in politics, culture, and society. Many of the new additions to the Chinese-English section have been selected from The Commercial Press's Chinese dictionaries such as A Dictionary of Current Chinese(5th edition). The new entries bear testimony to the accelerating pace of change in the workplace and the rise of the New Economy in china as well as the ever-increasing contacts between China and the English-speaking world. Additions to ford English Corpus-the vast English-language databanks which form a major resource for all Oxford English Dictionaries- and with online access to the latest version of the text of the Oxford English Dictionary. Designed to meet the needs of a wide range of users, from the student a intermediate level and above to the enthusiastic traveler and business professional, this dictionary is an essential, easy-to-use, and authoritative reference tool for all Chinese-Speaking learners of English and English-speaking learners of Chinese. Simplified and Traditional Chinese characters, Pinyin and English.