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WordBook - English Dictionary and Thesaurus

FEATURES that make WordBook stand out from other dictionary apps:

WordBook English Dictionary has been the top-selling English dictionary on the app store since 2008, and made the top 15 Best iPhone Apps for English Majors list from CollegeTimes

WordBook - English Dictionary and Thesaurus

by TranCreative Software
WordBook - English Dictionary and Thesaurus
WordBook - English Dictionary and Thesaurus
WordBook - English Dictionary and Thesaurus
$1.99 in the App Store

WordBook English Dictionary has been the top-selling English dictionary on the app store since 2008, and made the top 15 Best iPhone Apps for English Majors list from CollegeTimes.us. But you don’t have to be an English major to use and enjoy this dictionary. Others will find the 150,000 entries, 220,000 definitions, and 70,000 usage samples of great benefit. Things like word of the day, bookmarks, a built-in thesaurus, and browser-like definition content navigation has made this app one to have on your iPhone or iPod Touch.

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What is it about?

FEATURES that make WordBook stand out from other dictionary apps:

WordBook - English Dictionary and Thesaurus

App Details

Version
5.1
Rating
(5447)
Size
26Mb
Genre
Reference Education
Last updated
May 21, 2015
Release date
September 5, 2008
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App Store 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.