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Concise Oxford English Dictionary & Thesaurus
vVersion: 8.2.5 Updated: 2016-09-21

Description

This exclusive application merges the two most popular language tools worldwide - the Concise Oxford English Dictionary and the Concise Oxford Thesaurus.

Concise English Dictionary is noted for its clear, concise definitions as well as its comprehensive and authoritative coverage of the vocabulary of the English-speaking world. The Concise Oxford Thesaurus is ideal for helping you pinpoint exactly the right word, whether you are writing a letter, preparing a report, composing an essay, or writing creatively.

KEY FEATURES

increasing your WORD POWER:

  • Over 240,000 words, phrases and definitions, covering technical and scientific terminology as well as English from around the world.
  • A comprehensive thesaurus with over 300,000 synonyms and antonyms.
  • 50,000 audio pronunciations of both common and rare words, including those with controversial or variant pronunciations.
  • Hundreds of new words and phrases based on the latest research from the Oxford English Corpus.
  • Usage notes for help with tricky or controversial entries.
  • Related word notes to find words with similar meanings.

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

SEARCH TOOLS – 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

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 help you easily review looked-up words
  • ‘Word of the day’ section to help expand your vocabulary every day


What's New

Version 8.2.5
  • Optimised for iOS 10!
  • Bug fixes and performance improvements
Version 8.1.3
  • Performance improvements
  • Bug fixes
Version 8.1
  • Completely redesigned user experience for quick navigation
  • New camera search feature looks up words in your camera's viewfinder
  • Share word definitions via installed apps on your device
  • Fun ‘Word of the Day’ feature
  • Performance improvements
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