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Oxford Dictionary of English

This dictionary app offers search options, learning tools, and a huge list of common and rare words.

Oxford Dictionary of English Free for iPhone and iPad includes over 350,000 words and phrases, various search options, helpful learning tools, a camera viewfinder, and a word of the day feature

Oxford Dictionary of English

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Oxford Dictionary of English
Oxford Dictionary of English
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Oxford Dictionary of English Free for iPhone and iPad includes over 350,000 words and phrases, various search options, helpful learning tools, a camera viewfinder, and a word of the day feature.

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What is it about?

Oxford Dictionary of English Free is a terrific English dictionary app with a variety of options. Search with handy predictions as you type, use the camera viewfinder to look up words easily, and enter keywords to search within words and phrases. The learning tools are helpful with sections for favorites, recent look-ups, and the word of the day.

For those who...

  • Want a dictionary for both iPhone and iPad
  • Need an easy-to-use English dictionary with extra features

Not for those who...

  • Prefer their current dictionary app
  • Want a dictionary with translation features

Why we love it

If you are looking for a simple-to-use English dictionary with great bonus features, look no further than Oxford Dictionary of English Free.

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App Details

Reference Education
Last updated
January 14, 2020
Release date
June 26, 2015
More info

Oxford Dictionary of English is FREE but there are more add-ons

  • $19.99

    Oxford Dictionary of English Free IAP

  • $9.99


  • $11.99


App Store Description

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

 • The very latest vocabulary database, with over 350,000 words, phrases and meanings.
 • Tens of thousands of regionally specific entries reflecting the unique richness and global adaptability of the English language.
 • The strength of The Oxford English Corpus' research excellence is directly presented at your fingertips.
 • 75,000 audio pronunciations of both common and rare words, including those with varying pronunciations (Premium only).

 • Learn in style with any of the four colorful new themes – The colorful layout will turn your learning experience into an enjoyable routine. Customize your dictionary and benefit from the cheerful mood of your favorite color.
 • Dive right into the intricacies of the language - With convenient Home page, more intuitive visual layout, as well as innovations in the speed of searches, you can get to the desired entry faster than ever.
 • Translate and learn as you speak by using Talk & Translate – Use the speech recognition & text-to-speech app by downloading it for Free from the App Store. The great synergy between the two apps will be there to help you optimize your studies.

SEARCH TOOLS - quickly find words with the clear, functional, and easy-to-use interface.
Designed to provide the most comprehensive search experience, the dictionary combines several search tools to match or predict what are you looking for.
 • Search autocomplete helps you find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type.
 • Keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases.
 • Camera search looks up words in the camera viewfinder and displays results in seconds.
 • Voice search helps you find an entry when you don’t know how a word is spelled.
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.

LEARNING TOOLS - engaging features that help you further enhance your vocabulary. Designed to give you freedom to structure your studies, the dictionary combines several learning tools to help you be more organized.
 • ‘Favorites’ that allow you to create custom folders with lists of words.
 • Recent list which helps you to easily review looked-up words.
 • Swipe-to-delete functionality in the Recent and Favorites menus.
 • Word-of-the-day option to teach you a new word every day.
Feel excited by the new word or definition you just learned? Share your discovery with friends on social media, email or any other option available on your device.

Get even more with PREMIUM
 • Audio pronunciation - Learn words faster with the integrated pronunciations.
 • Offline mode - Save words on your device and view them without internet connection.
 • Priority support - Get support with priority for any app-related issues.
 • No ads – Enjoy an ad-free learning experience.

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