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Oxford Dictionary of English, 2017
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Oxford Dictionary of English, 2017

Oxford Dictionary of English

MobiSystems, Inc.

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.

LookUp: An elegant dictionary
LookUp: An elegant dictionary

LookUp

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Praise for LookUp:

LookUp is a beautiful and fun to use dictionary and the perfect use of an iMessage app.

UrbanDict -  for Urban Dictionary website
UrbanDict -  for Urban Dictionary website

UrbanDict

Huang Tuo

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- Sign in with Facebook or Google
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- Add new definition
- List all my definitions
- Edit my definitions
- Change my handle
- Easy sharing to your friends
- Better navigation between words and authors

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Features

• Get clear and accurate definitions you can trust
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• Keep up to date with the latest new words via frequent free updates
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• Full screen display with no advertising banners *

Content features

• Over 350,000 words, phrases, and meanings included
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