Collins-Robert French Dictionary

The Collins-Robert French Dictionary (marketed as Le Robert et Collins Dictionnaire Français-Anglais in France) is a bilingual dictionary of English and French derived[clarification needed] from the Collins Word Web, an analytical linguistics database. As well as its primary function as a bilingual dictionary, it also contains usage guides for English and French (known as Grammaire Active and Language in Use respectively), English and French verb tables, and maps of English and French speaking areas.

Collins-Robert French Dictionary, Complete & Unabridged Edition
Title page of the 8th Edition
AuthorBeryl T. Atkins, Alain Duval, Rosemary C. Milne, Various other contributors, editorial staff
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
LanguageEnglish, French
GenreBilingual dictionary
PublisherHarperCollins Publishers, Dictionnaires Le Robert-SEJER
Publication date
1978, 1987, 1993, 1995, 1998, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2016
Media type1 Hardback Volume
Pages2424 (10th Edition)
443/.21 22
LC ClassPC2640 .C69 2006b

Its two main competitors are Harrap's Shorter French Dictionary published by Chambers Harrap Publishers and the Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary published by Oxford University Press in conjunction with Hachette.


William Collins & Sons releasesEdit

  • Collins-Robert French Dictionary (Unabridged)
  • 1st edition
  • 2nd edition

HarperCollins releasesEdit

  • Collins-Robert French Dictionary (Unabridged)
  • 3rd edition
  • 4th edition
  • 5th edition
  • 6th edition
  • 7th edition
  • 8th edition
  • 9th edition (Collins Robert Complete & Unabridged French Dictionary)
  • ?th impression (2010-04-29)
  • 10th edition (Collins Le Robert French Dictionary)
  • ?th impression (2016-08-25)
  • Collins Robert Concise French Dictionary: Paperback version of Collins-Robert French Dictionary with reduced contents, focused on contemporary readers.
  • 8th Revised edition
  • Collins French Dictionary and Grammar: Dictionary contents is based on Collins Robert Concise French Dictionary, but with extensive grammar sections.
  • Collins French Dictionary and Grammar Essential edition/Collins Essential French Dictionary & Grammar: Collins French Dictionary and Grammar with reduced contents, focused on portability. It includes full coverage of GCSE words.
  • Collins French Phrasebook and Dictionary
  • Collins French Concise Dictionary: Dictionary contents are printed in 2 colours (black/blue).
  • 5th edition
ISBN 0-06-199863-X/ISBN 978-0-06-199863-8
  • ? impression (2010-06-15)
  • Collins Robert French Dictionary Concise Edition/Collins Le Robert French Dictionary Concise Edition
ISBN 0-00-811732-2/ISBN 978-0-00-811732-0 (paperback)
  • ? impression (2016-06-02)
  • Collins Robert French Dictionary (abridged)/Collins Le Robert French-English/English-French Dictionary: This version include smaller contents than the Collins Robert French Dictionary Concise Edition.
ISBN 0-00-818456-9/ISBN 978-0-00-818456-8

Collins Gem seriesEdit

  • Collins Gem French Dictionary/Collins French Dictionary Gem Edition
  • Collins Gem French Verbs
  • Collins Gem French Phrasebook and Dictionary/Collins Gem Collins French Phrasebook

Collins Easy Learning seriesEdit

  • Collins Easy Learning French Verbs and Practice
  • Collins Easy Learning French Grammar and Practice
  • Collins Easy Learning French Grammar
  • Collins Easy Learning French Conversation
  • Collins Easy Learning French Dictionary
  • Collins Easy Learning French Idioms

Dictionnaires Le Robert releasesEdit

  • Le Robert & Collins La référence en anglais Grand Dictionnaire
  • Dictionnaire Le Grand Robert & Collins/Le Grand Robert & Collins The complete translation tool
  • Le Robert & Collins Business
  • Le Robert & Collins Business compact
  • Le Robert & Collins Collège Anglais
  • Le Robert & Collins Compact+ Anglais: Includes electronic dictionary for PC.
  • Le Robert & Collins Vocabulaire Anglais et Americain
  • Le Robert & Collins la grammaire facile Anglais
  • Le Robert & Collins Maxi Anglais:
  • Le Robert & Collins Maxi+ Anglais: Includes electronic dictionary for computers.
  • Le Robert & Collins Poche Anglais: Includes audio lessons.
  • Le Robert & Collins Poche+ Anglais: Le Robert & Collins Poche Anglais in hard cover.
  • Le Robert & Collins Mini Anglais: Includes audio lessons.
  • Le Robert & Collins Mini+ Anglais: Le Robert & Collins Mini Anglais in hard cover.

Electronic versionsEdit

  • Le Robert & Collins Le Grand Robert & Collins: Computer-based electronic dictionary.
  • Le Robert & Collins anglais avancé: Levels B1-B2
  • Le Robert & Collins anglais essentiel: Levels A2-B1

External linksEdit


Le RobertEdit

See alsoEdit