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Oxford English Dictionary 2017

By MobiSystems, Inc.

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.

Description

WHAT MAKES OXFORD DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH BETTER THAN OTHER DICTIONARIES?
 • NEW! Stay up-to-date with the very latest words and expressions, brought to you by the most recent 2017 database update by the Oxford University Press.
 • The very latest vocabulary, with over 350,000 words, phrases and meanings.
 • With tens of thousands of regionally specific entries The Oxford Dictionary of English reflects the unique richness and global adaptability of English.
 • Have the strength of The Oxford English Corpus' research excellence at your fingertips.
 • 75,000 audio pronunciations of both common and rare words, including those with varying pronunciations (Premium only).
 • With the addition of a convenient Home page, a sleeker and more intuitive visual layout, as well as innovations in the speed of searches you can delve right into the intricacies of English faster and easier than ever!
 • Translate and learn as you speak by using Talk & Translate– A speech recognition and text-to-speech app separate from this dictionary, which you can download for Free from the App Store. Whether you’re travelling or simply want to optimize your study of English, the great synergy between the two apps will be there to help you.

The application Oxford Dictionary of English is the mobile version of the Oxford University Press' Oxford English Dictionary, widely accepted as one of the highest authorities in the study of English with more than a 150 years of research behind it. Regarded as one of the flagship products in MobiSystems' large catalog of dictionaries the app features advanced search and language tools designed by a developer vastly experienced in the creation of dictionaries and learning tools.

Tailored to professionals, students, and academics, as well as anyone who needs a comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of current English at work or at home.

SEARCH TOOLS - effortlessly find words thanks to a clear, functional, and easy-to-use interface.
Designed to provide the most comprehensive search experience the dictionary combines several search tools to match or suggest what you are looking for, including:
 • Search autocomplete helps you find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type.
 • Keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases.
 • 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.
 • Camera search looks up words in the camera viewfinder and displays results in seconds.
 • Use our Voice search when you don't know how an entry is spelled.
 • Share word definitions via installed apps on your device.
• Swipe-to-delete functionality in the Recent and Favorites menus.

LEARNING TOOLS - engaging features that help you further enhance your vocabulary:
 • Designed to give you the freedom to structure your studies the way you see fit the 'Favorites' option allows you to create custom folders with lists of words from the vast library of entries.
 • ‘Recent’ list to easily review looked-up words.
 • Learn a new word every day with our ‘Word of the day’ option.

Get even more with PREMIUM:
 • Audio pronunciation - Learn words faster by listening to how they're pronounced.
 • Offline mode - No WiFi, no problem. Save words on your device to be viewed without the need of an internet connection.
 • Priority support - Get expedited support for any app-related issues.
 • No ads - no more in-app advertisements.

What's New in Version 10.0.5

* Audio optimizations - smaller audio files size, smaller app size, same quality
* Bug fixes and performance improvements

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Customer Reviews

Comprehensive and user friendly.

This app has become a dependable friend during my English degree. It is, as one might expect, the most comprehensive English dictionary app available for the iPhone. Unlike the Chambers dictionary app, however, one is expected to pay for the app again if one also wants it on the iPad. If not for this fact, I would award this otherwise excellent app 5 stars.

A classic dictionary for all English speakers

The concise OED provides the standard vocabulary for all capable users of English and this app gives you instant access to this treasure trove of language right in your hand. I have the printed version on my bookshelves but it cannot travel with me in my pocket so this is excellent

Martin Booth

My perfect dictionary, carry it about in your pocket along with the rest of life’s required aids and you don’t even feel it’s there.
So easy even when you are sending memos emails on your IPhone it’s a vital part of your mobile office.

Oxford English Dictionary 2017
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Reference
  • Updated:
  • Version: 10.0.5
  • Size: 234 MB
  • Languages: English, Catalan
  • Developer:

Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

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