Oxford Dictionary of English

Oxford Dictionary of English

By MobiSystems, Inc.

  • Category: Reference
  • Release Date: 2015-06-26
  • Current Version: 10.0.19
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 222.91 MB
  • Developer: MobiSystems, Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
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Description

Oxford Dictionary of English is widely accepted as one of the highest authorities in the study and reference of English language globally, with more than 150 years of research behind it. Regarded as one of the flagship products in Oxford University Press catalog of dictionaries, it features advanced search and learning tools designed by a vastly experienced developer. WHAT MAKES OXFORD DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH BETTER THAN OTHER DICTIONARIES?  • The very latest vocabulary, 2018 edition, with over 350,000 words, phrases and meanings.  • Tens of thousands of regionally specific entries reflecting the unique richness and global adaptability of the English language.  • The strength of The Oxford English Corpus' research excellence is directly presented at your fingertips.  • 75,000 audio pronunciations of both common and rare words, including those with varying pronunciations (Premium only). LATEST APP UPDАТES  • Learn in style with any of the four colorful new themes – The colorful layout will turn your learning experience into an enjoyable routine. Customize your dictionary and benefit from the cheerful mood of your favorite color.  • Dive right into the intricacies of the language - With convenient Home page, more intuitive visual layout, as well as innovations in the speed of searches, you can get to the desired entry faster than ever.  • Translate and learn as you speak by using Talk & Translate – Use the speech recognition & text-to-speech app by downloading it for Free from the App Store. The great synergy between the two apps will be there to help you optimize your studies. SEARCH TOOLS - quickly find words with the clear, functional, and easy-to-use interface. Designed to provide the most comprehensive search experience, the dictionary combines several search tools to match or predict what are you looking for.  • Search autocomplete helps you find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type.  • Keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases.  • Camera search looks up words in the camera viewfinder and displays results in seconds.  • Voice search helps you find an entry when you don’t know how a word is spelled. Looking for a specific word but don't know how it's spelled? We've got you covered with our automatic ‘Fuzzy filter’ to correct word spelling, as well as ‘Wild card’ ('*' or '?') to replace a letter or entire parts of a word. LEARNING TOOLS - engaging features that help you further enhance your vocabulary. Designed to give you freedom to structure your studies, the dictionary combines several learning tools to help you be more organized.  • ‘Favorites’ that allow you to create custom folders with lists of words.  • Recent list which helps you to easily review looked-up words.  • Swipe-to-delete functionality in the Recent and Favorites menus.  • Word-of-the-day option to teach you a new word every day. Feel excited by the new word or definition you just learned? Share your discovery with friends on social media, email or any other option available on your device. Get even more with PREMIUM  • Audio pronunciation - Learn words faster with the integrated pronunciations.  • Offline mode - Save words on your device and view them without internet connection.  • Priority support - Get support with priority for any app-related issues.  • No ads – Enjoy an ad-free learning experience.

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Reviews

  • Too many ads

    3
    By Captainwhacks
    I know the ads pay the bills, but the ones in this app are too frequent and intrusive, even for freeware.
  • Excellent dictionary

    5
    By leonytse
    The only one I've found that allows me to share the actual definition and not a link to it. Recommended!
  • Useful, don't leave home without it

    5
    By Trickyjet
    Very useful and it has a lot more to offer than other dictionaries.
  • Simple Truth

    5
    By drive a
    Simple to use and certainly superior to Merriam Webster in authorship. But there again we are English and it should be.
  • True understanding

    5
    By donna in alaska
    It’s so nice to be able to look at a sentence and comprehend it’s true meaning! When I’m reading it isn’t unusual to see a word that is new or unfamiliar. When I see the word I switch to the dictionary and learn the true meaning. I go back to my reading with a clearer understanding. It’s great! It’s so nice to have a feather light dictionary with me.
  • A wisp of a shadow of the original app

    1
    By Liberty2001
    I paid $60 for the original app and considered it a bargain. The app was wonderful, had many features, worked well, easy to use - couldn’t really ask for more. Now, it is only a simple dictionary, nothing special, no features, and maybe even a less than average dictionary. Very, very sad. Jan 2019
  • Thank you!

    4
    By Boggle-er
    Happy to have my favorite dictionary on line.
  • Great!!!

    5
    By omandrade
    Fantastic! Really fantastic
  • Oxford English Dictionary

    5
    By AnnalynO
    I use this app every day and I love it!
  • Make Your Life Richer

    5
    By Brassist
    Invaluable for that unfamiliar word you encounter in your reading. The best and easiest way to grow your vocabulary.

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