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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
March 31, 2021
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 with more than 150 years of research behind it, is globally accepted as one of the highest authorities in the study and reference of the English language. Regarded as one of the flagship products in the Oxford University Press catalog of dictionaries, it features advanced search and learning tools, as well as a smartly designed user interface, making it the best iOS app for learning English, building up vocabulary and use in education.


• The latest 2020 word database from Oxford University Press
• 350,000 words, phrases and meanings
• More than 75,000 audio pronunciations*
• Special Topics reference content – easily look up topic-specific content
• Word-of-the-day – learn a new word, every day


• Colourful Themes – transform your learning experience with a comfortable visual layout
• Favorites list - create custom folders with lists of words
• Recent list – review already looked-up words
• Word sharing - easily share a new word or definition you have just learned
• Home page – an intuitive start your journey into the English language


• Search autocomplete - displays predictions as you type
• Keyword lookup - search within compound words and phrases
• Camera search - look up words in the camera viewfinder
• Voice search - find an entry when you don’t know how a word is spelled
• Wild card search – use '*' or '?' to replace a letter or entire parts of a word


Our premium app features unlock the full potential of the world’s best dictionary by providing you with the following:

• Audio pronunciation – learn words faster, when you hear their pronunciations. Available for more than 75,000 entries
• Offline mode - access the wealth of the word database anywhere, anytime - no data or internet connection is required
• Unrestricted use – no limits on how many words you lookup
• Regular content updates – receive updates to the word database, as soon as it is available from the Oxford University Press
• Priority support – receive an answer within 24 hours for any app-related support issue
• No advertising – enjoy an ad-free learning experience with no interruptions and distractions


Oxford Dictionary of English offers the following auto-renewable subscriptions:

• Annual subscription for $19.99 per year
• Monthly subscription for $2.99 per month with a special first month price of $0.99
• The price of each subscription corresponds to the same price segment, which is set in the "Apple's App Store Matrix" for other currencies
• Your subscription will automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the subscription period
• You can cancel a subscription anytime by turning off auto-renewal through your iTunes account settings. This must be done 24 hours before the end of a subscription period to avoid being charged. The cancellation will take effect the day after the last day of the current subscription period, and you will be downgraded to the free service

* This is a premium feature

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