Collins COBUILD Advanced Dictionary of American English
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Transform your English with Collins COBUILD Advanced Dictionary of American English. Learn to use English the way native speakers do, understand words, and improve your pronunciation.
Created especially for learners, this app brings together our best ever COBUILD dictionary with new features only possible on your Apple device. With simple, elegant design and clever features, COBUILD is now easier than ever to use.
FEATURES of APP
- Optimized for iOS 9
- Optimized for 3D Touch
- Fast pattern-match search (*, ?, vowel, consonant and group of letters) for crossword solving
- Search within entries, idioms and examples
- Customize search options (starts/ends with, appears in idioms/examples)
- Pronunciation audio available offline (40,000 words)
- ”Jump” feature – touch any word anywhere in the dictionary to go to the definition
- Automatic correction of misspelled
- Bookmark and history functions
- iCloud Bookmark
- Supporting “Slide Over” and “Split View” on iPad
- Optimized for Retina and Retina HD display
- Customize UI colors
- Clipboard search
- Search from other apps
- Custom action feature allows users to look up a word in the dictionary from within other apps
- Search for other MONOKAKIDO apps
- VoiceOver speaks contents
FEATURES of CONTENTS
- Simple, clear definitions taken from natural English as it is really used
- Full human-voice headword audio in standard American pronunciation
- Words divided into levels of frequency, helping you choose the important words to study
- Thesaurus feature helps you improve your vocabulary
- Pronunciation feature helps you identify tricky words and learn to pronounce them
- Usage feature helps you choose the right words for the right situation
- Word partnerships highlight helpful word patterns (collocations)
- Word Webs present related vocabulary and information in context to help understanding
- Style labels tell you whether a word is formal, offensive, funny, old-fashioned etc.
- Cultural notes on important events, traditions and customs to help your understanding
- List of tricky irregular verbs to watch out for
- Explanation of grammatical terms, helpful instructions on how to get the very best out of your COBUILD dictionary and much more
Collins COBUILD dictionaries are popular worldwide because:
- Unique definition style uses full, clear and natural English sentences to explain the meaning of words, and also shows typical usage, grammar and style
- Over 146,000 words, meanings and examples allow a very broad and deep coverage of the modern English language
- Over 56,000 grammar labels help you use the words you discover
- Words and phrases from all English dialects clearly marked (American, British, Australian etc.)
- Created using the first, biggest and best corpus of English in the world
What's New in Version 2.3.1
- "Activate English Keyboard" switch was added to the setting. By turning off the "Activate English Keyboard" prevents switching to the English keyboard automatically when you are using third-party keyboard.
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- Category: Reference
- Updated: May 24, 2016
- Version: 2.3.1
- Size: 177 MB
- Languages: English, Japanese
- Seller: MONOKAKIDO Co. Ltd.
- © 2012 MONOKAKIDO Co. Ltd.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.