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The single-volume international English dictionary with the widest coverage of all the riches of the English language.
Clear, accurate and occasionally witty definitions, with the latest new words from science, technology and contemporary culture.

The 13th edition includes over 300,000 distinct words, compounds, phrases and derived forms.

Search features include:

- Alphabetical listing
- Pattern-matching search (*, ?, vowel and consonant; great for crosswords)
- Solve anagrams
- Full Text Search

The Chambers Dictionary is treasured by word-lovers and crossword enthusiasts for its majestic coverage of English and its tradition of sneaking in a sprinkling of light-hearted definitions. Alone among the single-volume dictionaries, it preserves a rich stock of words from our literary heritage as well as covering all the latest developments in contemporary English.

Chambers Thesaurus is also available as a separate app, and can easily be cross-referenced from the dictionary as a separate tab.

What's New

Version 3.5

Minor database corrections

Ratings and Reviews

Good for dictionary and pattern matching, not so for anagrams

has27

As a dictionary it’s really good; pattern matching (eg ?ST?TCH?N?I?E = A STITCH IN TIME) also good.

Anagrams: it only shows you anagrams which match words in its word list exactly. So, searching for BRITNEY SPEARS and choosing ‘anagram’ gives ‘Presbyterians’; searching for BRITNEY SPEAR and choosing ‘Anagram’ says ‘no words found’. Not great for when you’re trying to use this to generate anagrams yourself.

Chambers Dictionary 2014 (13th edition)

Jake from Leiston

This is great.

Being a Listener crossword solver this is indispensable. Having access to this edition has sped up my solving time considerably. Long gone are my days of thumbing through the hardback edition. This even has an anagram solver too! Sheer bliss!!

All thats needed now is the Chambers Crossword Dictionary which works the same way this app does. (As far as I know its only available in the iBook form {3rd edition}).

However, solvers of such puzzles, Listener, Magpie, Azed et al, will not be disappointed with this purchase, it is extremelly good.

Thanks for making this app guys. Im very happy. :) :) :)

Jake.

Information

Seller
Antony Lewis
Size
27.3 MB
Category
Reference
Compatibility
Languages
English
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Copyright
© WordWeb Software
Price
£13.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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