The Tuttle Compact Vietnamese Dictionary is the most up-to-date and complete Vietnamese dictionary in the market, with two distinct Vietnamese- English and English-Vietnamese sections. This dictionary has 25,000 entries and gives concise translations for all contemporary words and terms that are likely to be used in educational, business and general-use settings. The layout is specifically designed to make the dictionary user-friendly. Information on the parts of speech, common collocations and sample sentences showing the use of the word in context are given. Headwords are prominently displayed in a second color to help the learner locate the words quickly. Names of countries and important international organizations are included. Origins of loanwords are also given. English pronunciations are given in the English-Vietnamese section. Also included in the dictionary is a pronunciation guide to Vietnamese and notes on how to use this dictionary for effective learning.