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WordBook Dictionary

By TranCreative Software

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

Description

FEATURES that make WordBook stand out from other dictionary apps:

- Professionally recorded pronunciation for every single entry

- Word origin information (Etymologies)

- Built-in spell checker with pop-up spelling suggestions

- User's bookmark and note management

- Unmatched sounds-like and wild card search and a powerful word puzzle solver

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WordBook is a comprehensive, quick and intuitive dictionary and thesaurus of the English language. It's a great combination of comprehensive contents and fast intuitive interface.

FEATURES:

* 150,000 entries with more than 220,000 definitions, 70,000 usage samples

* 23,000 root word origins (etymologies)

* 120,000 pronunciation guides in International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) and other notations

* Spoken pronunciations (for all entries)

* Built-in thesaurus and word links connecting words semantically

* Unmatched index, wildcard, anagram search capabilities

* Bookmark (with user's notes) and history management

* Words of the Day: you get to learn new words daily, shake the device for new random words

* Browser-like definition content navigation, ability to tap on any word in the content to look up its definition

* Extending up to 5 web dictionaries to supplement built-in contents

* High resolution graphics for Retina display


REVIEWS:

* “the best in the [inexpensive dictionary] category... This wealth of information is indispensable to the student, and even fun to use” - Jeff Phillips, Macworld

* “One of 15 Best iPhone Apps for English Majors” - April Lentini, CollegeTimes.us

* “None measure up to WordBook” Score: 10/10 - Michael Alexander, AppCraver.com

* “WordBook leads the parade of free and low-cost dictionary options” - Ben Boychuk, MacWorld.com

* “WordBook's iPhone dictionary - the standard for reference apps” Rating: 5/5 - Steven Yaccino, appolicious.com


NOTES:

- WordBook does not required an internet connection except to view web dictionaries or to play online pronunciation voices.
- WordBook includes entries of both American/British spellings. Definitions are written in American English.

What's New in Version 5.2

- Supports iOS 11 and iPhone X

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Customer Reviews

Fine basic dictionary

I have used WordBook for years and it is quick, reliable, and useful. Is it the OED? No, but it is helpful when I need a word, can't spell a word, or don't understand the precise meaning of a word. It gets the job done.

Developers you can count on

I can always count on the developers to update this app every time new version of iOS is out

WordBook Dictionary
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  • $1.99
  • Category: Reference
  • Updated:
  • Version: 5.2
  • Size: 25.6 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller:
Rated 9+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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