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Macquarie Complete Australian Dictionary

By Macquarie Dictionary Publishers Pty Ltd

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*Macquarie Dictionary is the official dictionary of The Great Australian Spelling Bee.*

The Macquarie Complete Australian Dictionary app is both international and uniquely Australian, providing users with the most comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date reference of Australian English. The app answers the needs of users on matters of spelling, pronunciation and usage for the complete record of English as it is used in Australia, from the colourfully colloquial to the highly technical.

Based on the complete Macquarie Dictionary Sixth Edition and equivalent to a 1745-page book retailing at A$100, the app includes:
• Over 210,000 definitions
• Over 121,000 headwords and phrases
• Over 13,000 encyclopedic entries
• 22,000 word origins or etymologies
• 114,500 IPA pronunciations
• Over 25,000 audio pronunciations*
• Illustrative phrases
• Regionalisms
• Extensive usage notes

Search features include:

• Simple and fast search
• Fuzzy and wildcard search options
• Voice search
• Browse through entries
• Bookmark entries
• Recent search list
• Note-taking feature
• Cross-reference links
• Options to share content
• Access any time without an internet connection
• Compatible with VoiceOver (iOS)

*Note that access to audio pronunciations requires internet connection.

This app is from the publishers of the popular, authoritative Macquarie Dictionary - Australia's national dictionary. The Macquarie Dictionary continues to change, adapt and re-adjust to reflect Australian language.

Macquarie, by definition Australian

Copyright © Macquarie Dictionary Publishers 2014

What's New in Version 2.0.6

Based on the Macquarie Dictionary Sixth Edition, the app features thousands of new words, phrases and definitions such as apera, blade runner, dramality, frape, yarn bombing, urban homesteading, virtual choir, mummy blog and many more.

It also includes:
· entries relating to business, science and technology - guanxi, rogue robot, silo mentality, growth hacking, crowdfunding and citizen science
· entries relating to the environment and climate change - blue revolution, envirocrime, flood pulse, green tape, novel ecosystem and rock fillet
· entries that date back to the Australian military experience of WWI - Anzac soup, cacolet and iodine king
· up-to-date encyclopedic entries - Adam Goodes, Pope Francis and Sebastian Vettel
· words and definitions from Aboriginal English
· words and phrases from regional Australia as chonks for 'lollies' from Victoria, gent for a 'maggot' from South Australia, and rum'un for an 'eccentric' from Tasmania
· words and phrases from other varieties of English which impinge on Australian English, as British English and American English, and English in South-East Asia, India, and China
· extensive usage notes
· etymologies of words and phrases


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Macquarie Complete Australian Dictionary
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • USD 15.99
  • Category: Reference
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.0.6
  • Size: 39.9 MB
  • Languages: English, Bokmål, Norwegian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimised for iPhone 5.

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