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Collins English Dictionary and Thesaurus Complete & Unabridged


This app bundles the Collins English Dictionary and the Collins Thesaurus into one complete software package.

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Description

Version: 8.0.225 Updated: 2017-05-12 License: 30-day trial

The Collins English Dictionary Complete & Unabridged and the Collins Thesaurus of the English Language in a software bundle offering a complete language and reference solution for writing, for work, for study, because you want to express yourself well, or just for the love of words.

  • Search over 500,000 English words, references and examples in this 30th anniversary edition of the Collins’ flagship dictionary.
  • Let the Thesaurus help you find that tantalizing solution to tricky language clues with over 377,000 synonyms and antonyms.
  • 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 in faster and easier than ever!
Dictionary Features:
  • Latest vocabulary, based upon Collins’ 2.5 billion word database
  • 6,000 biographical entries
  • Key expressions and example sentences
  • Usage notes give advice on using the right word in the right place
  • Cultural notes on life and language
  • Thousands of etymologies trace the roots of modern English
  • A clear design that makes this dictionary accessible and easy to use
Thesaurus Features:
  • Key synonyms for each sense, offering the most helpful alternative
  • Opposites provide you with another way of expressing yourself
  • A wide range of Idioms and phrases included
  • Related words to help you expand your vocabulary
  • Cross-references
  • Quotations add wit, sparkle and originality
  • Illustrative examples from real English show how the entry word is used
  • Usage and regional labels to help you identify areas of usage
  • Extensive coverage of English as an international language
  • 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 language apps from MobiSystems, Inc.

SEARCH TOOLS - effortlessly find words thanks to a clear, functional, and easy-to-use interface.
Intelligent search integrates several tools to match or suggest what you are looking for:
  • 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
  • Use our Voice search when you don't know how an entry is spelled.
  • Share word definitions via installed apps on your device
  • LEARNING TOOLS - 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 easily review looked-up words
    • ‘Word of the day’ section to expand your vocabulary daily
    • Home screen widget provides random words at a glance
    • Split screen support for Android 7 allowing you to use dictionary together with other apps
    Get MORE by purchasing the full version of the Collins English Dictionary and Thesaurus Complete & Unabridged:
    • Permanently unlock the complete features list
    • Offline mode - look up words without an internet connection
    • Premium Support – Get expedited support for any app-related issues
    • Ad-free

What’s new

Version: 8.0.225
  • Complete visual overhaul
  • Significantly improved search speed
  • New Home view for quick access to the most frequently used functions
  • Now Swipe to delete entries from the Favorites and Recent menus
  • Ability to recover deleted entries in the Favorites and Recent menus with the new Undo button
  • Bug fixes