Advanced English Dictionary & Thesaurus
By jDictionary Mobile
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Features that make Advanced English Dictionary stand out from other dictionary apps:
● Widely recognized as the most comprehensive English dictionary on the App Store with a 4.9 million word database
● High-quality audio pronunciation (American, British and Australian English)
● Advanced search technology
● Lightning fast and intuitive user-interface
● No internet connection required
● No ads, no in-app purchases
Advanced English Dictionary is a new way to discover meaning. With more than 4.9 million words, phrases, and definitions, including a wealth of new words, sample sentences, Advanced English Dictionary makes it easier than ever before to find the correct meaning of a word.
● Up to 591,700 entries, 4.9 million words, 335,000 relations
● Audio pronunciation (available in American, British and Australian English, in both male and female voices)
● Content sensitive IPA pronunciation symbol assistance
(just tap the pronunciation guides to open it)
● Clear and precise definitions
● Apart from "everyday" words and definitions, Advanced English Dictionary also includes biographical and geographical data, technical and scientific terms and more
● Unique conceptual thesaurus with word links
● Sample sentences show you how to use the words in your own speaking and writing
● Fast look-ups, snappy user interface, smooth scrolling screens
● Editable history/bookmarks function
● Word Shake - shake the device to look up random words!
● Designed specifically for iPhone/iPod touch
● No internet connection required (except to play audio pronunciation)
● Ready for iOS 8
● Powered by iSpeech® technology
“Advanced English Dictionary & Thesaurus rises above the rest with a good interface, fast speed, and a unique way of looking up words. […] Recommended for anyone needing a dictionary and thesaurus on the go”
“This is no ordinary dictionary. In addition to being an almost infinite resource of words and what they mean, it also educates users as to how words are linked. […] It’s a new take on an old, but incredibly useful, concept and one that will no doubt gain many fans”
— Clare Hopping, Know Your Mobile
“Its superior biographical and geographical data and its pleasing interface gives jDictionary Mobile's offering a slight edge”
— Sam Felsing, Macworld
“For exploring the language, it has the edge, the upper hand, the whip hand, etc.”
— Tony Smith, TheRegister.com
“This is a sleek dictionary with a cool "word links" feature that briefly describes the history around that word. It's easy to use and I love the pronunciation guide for those more esoteric words”
“Advanced English Dictionary & Thesaurus app is one of the best reference apps you can download on your iPhone”
— The Recapp
What's New in Version 8.4
Enhanced for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus
One MAJOR FLAW!!
This is an absolutely outstanding app. Why in heavens name would you not allow this app to be used in LANDSCAPE VIEW!!!!! I just do not understand why developers make apps like this without that feature!
I have had almost every dictionary available in the App Store. From the New Oxford dictionary that was, upon original development, a $40 app, to basic apps that do pretty much nothing. I've found this app to be one of the nicest, more user friendly apps of all I've used, including the New Oxford app.
In fact I got this app because the New Oxford app decided to change their app and removed the listen/voice feature and now requires an IAP if you want to hear the word spoken, even for those who had already purchased it. And the older app is no longer available, so in order to update you must update to the new version which has a new name. You can no longer download the original app purchased.
So, needless to say, I needed an app which provided all of those features. This app does just that and then some! By the lack of landscape view completely alters my rating on this app! There is nothing more frustrating, when using tablets, than having to constantly rotate the device because developers fail to make apps compatible with all devices. Especially apps this!
Just my 2¢.
My Reading BFF
I use this app everyday. I got tired of assuming the definition of words based on the context it's written in, and now I can find the exact definition, instantly. I love that it keeps a history of words you've looked up and that it's completely accessible offline. I wish it had a thesaurus, but it does suggest words that have a similar definition to the word you searched for. Special thanks to the developers for steadily releasing updates since I first bought this app in 2008!
Success From Words
Great Dictionary, & being a writer for Education means I need a trusty dictionary friend by my side every single day, for as any writer worth their grains of salt will admit, maybe the single greatest tool in turning into a better & finer writer is: READING, & for me at least that means reading voraciously the best sellers& in many fields too. The need of a great dictionary like this one therefore, can never be underestimated. I thank you, my imagination thanks you, & my Soul also thanks you ever so kindly. And my words thank thee...
- Category: Reference
- Updated: Oct 02, 2014
- Version: 8.4
- Size: 41.7 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Csaba Kertesz
- © 2008-2015 jDictionary Mobile
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.