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Oxford Dictionary of English for Windows

  • Paid
  • In English
  • V 2.2.0.7
  • 4.1
  • (593)
  • Security Status
Swati Mishra
Swati MishraUpdated 8 months ago

Comprehensive English Dictionary for Smartphones

There are many instances when a thorough grasp of the English language will come in handy. Whether creating a term paper or searching for the definition of an unknown word, this Oxford Dictionary of English is indispensable.

Main Features and Options

The Oxford Dictionary of English currently contains well over 350,000 meanings, phrases and words. It is therefore considered to be one of the most comprehensive smartphone dictionaries on the market. In addition to written text, there are more than 75,000 audio pronunciations; ideal for those who might not be native speakers. A handy search tool is also perfect while out and about, as words will be automatically completed so the user can choose the appropriate selection. There is even a "fuzzy" filter in the event that the user is unsure how a word is spelled.

One-Touch Access

The user platform associated with this Oxford Dictionary of English is highly intuitive and no previous experience is required. It is also possible to place words within the context of a sentence in order to better appreciate their meaning. This application is available for smartphones and personal computers.

The most complete and accurate picture of English with 350000 words and meanings.

A LEARNING TOOL

The dictionary app includes a number of features which help you to grow your vocabulary further:

* A ‘Favorites’ feature allows you to create your own categories and lists of words from the extensive library, which includes all cross-curriculum words

* History list to help you easily review the last visited words.

* Discover more about language with the special language notes

* See words in context with example sentences.

A SEARCH TOOL

Featuring autocomplete search to help you find words quickly by seeing search predictions that might be similar to the search terms you're typing. The search also allows various search options as:

* A quick search of words while you type

* A ‘fuzzy filter’ when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a word

* A 'keyword' search for finding key words within compound words.

* A wild card search function ('*' or '?') which can replace a letter or entire parts of a word.

A LEARNING TOOL

The dictionary app includes a number of features which help you to grow your vocabulary further:

* A ‘Favorites’ feature allows you to create your own categories and lists of words from the extensive library, which includes all cross-curriculum words

* History list to help you easily review the last visited words.

* Discover more about language with the special language notes

* See words in context with example sentences.

This edition has been completely revised and updated to include the very latest vocabulary, with over 350,000 words, phrases, and meanings derived from the latest research from the Oxford English Corpus. It provides the most complete and accurate picture of the English language today.

The dictionary features 75,000 audio pronunciations of both common and rare words, dubbed in both British and American voice versions, including words with controversial or variant pronunciations.

PROS

  • More than 350 000 words are currently listed
  • This database is updated on a regular basis

CONS

  • There is no free version of the Oxford Dictionary of English
  • 190.86 megabytes of free memory are required; quite hefty for a mobile phone dictionary

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Oxford Dictionary of English for PC

  • Paid
  • In English
  • V 2.2.0.7
  • 4.1
  • (593)
  • Security Status

User reviews about Oxford Dictionary of English

  • Thùy Dương Nguyễn

    by Thùy Dương Nguyễn

    pls show me how. I don't know how to open it. I've looked all the files in the downloaded file but I couldn't file the application. So sad ._.

  • قناص وسط

    by قناص وسط

    very nice and helpful dictionary for different fields, people should obtain it
    compaired to other dictionaries ht hs great

  • Mohammad Aminul Islam

    by Mohammad Aminul Islam

    Daily used for my research. It should be freely accessed for all students.

  • Kuzeni Hauya

    by Kuzeni Hauya

    Its simple to use and it has got an amazing way of explaining words.

  • israr ahmad

    by israr ahmad

    because this is very helpful to find meaning of every word.therefor i select it.

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    IT IS GOOD..
    THIS OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY IS VERY NICE.THAT IS WHY I CHOSE IT TO USE IT ON MY PC.


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