Collins English Dictionary and Thesaurus Complete & Unabridged

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Collins English Dictionary and Thesaurus Complete & Unabridged
vVersion: 8.1.3 Updated: 2015-09-02

Description

This app bundles the Collins English Dictionary Complete & Unabridged and the Collins Thesaurus of the English Language in one complete language and reference solution.

The dictionary features the latest vocabulary based upon Collins’ 2.5 billion word database, complete with 6,000 biographical entries and key expressions and example sentences. Usage notes give advice on using the right word in the right place, while cultural notes on life and language accompany thousands of etymologies that trace the roots of modern English.

The thesaurus lets you find key synonyms for each sense, offering the most accurate alternative language. Opposites provide you with another way of expressing yourself, along with a wide range of Idioms and included phrases. Illustrative examples from real English show how the entry word is used, while the 550 subject word lists add an extra dimension to your vocabulary.

Also includes advanced search and language tools that have become the staple of quality Oxford language apps from MobiSystems.

A SEARCH TOOL

effortlessly find words using a clear, functional, and easy-to-use interface. The integrated search tools activate automatically the moment you start typing:

  • Search autocomplete helps find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type
  • Keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases
  • An 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
A LEARNING TOOL

engaging features that help you further enhance your vocabulary:

  • ‘Favorites’ feature to create custom folders with lists of words from the extensive library
  • ‘Recent’ list to help you easily review looked-up words
  • ‘Word of the day’ section to help expand your vocabulary every day
  • Fun and engaging word games like 'Hangman', 'Word scramble' and 'Anagrams' give the opportunity to use newly learned words


  • What's New

    Version 8.1.3:
    • Completely redesigned user experience for faster navigation
    • New camera search feature looks up words in your camera's viewfinder
    • Ability to share word definitions via installed apps on your device
    • Fun ‘Word of the Day’ feature
    • Performance improvements
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