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Oxford English Dictionary 2017

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 English Dictionary 2017

by MobiSystems, Inc.
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Oxford English Dictionary 2017
Oxford English Dictionary 2017
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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

Version
9.0.4
Rating
(1561)
Size
196Mb
Genre
Reference Education
Last updated
September 24, 2017
Release date
June 26, 2015
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Oxford English Dictionary 2017 is FREE but there are more add-ons

  • $19.99

    Oxford Dictionary of English Free IAP

  • $9.99

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App Store Description

WHAT MAKES OXFORD DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH BETTER THAN OTHER DICTIONARIES?
 • 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).
 • NEW! 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!
 • NEW! 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 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.