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Glossary of construction trade terms

AndreМЃs Rojas-Wainer

Glossary of construction trade terms

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Published by Sausalito Springs in Sausalito, Calif .
Written in English

  • Construction industry -- Dictionaries.,
  • English language -- Dictionaries -- Spanish.,
  • Construction industry -- Dictionaries -- Spanish.,
  • Spanish language -- Dictionaries -- English.

  • Edition Notes

    Vol. 2 has title: Glosario de palabras para la industria de la construcción.

    Other titlesEnglish-Spanish glossary of construction trade terms., Glosario de palabras para la industria de la construcción.
    StatementAndrés Rojas-Wainer.
    LC ClassificationsHD9715.A2 R63 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1462909M
    LC Control Number93120997

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