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Oxford Dictionary of English

  • Android, iPad, iPhone
  • Free
  • age 12+
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About Oxford Dictionary of English

Oxford Dictionary of English is a free dictionary app that gives you access to more than 350,000 words, phrases and meanings. Oxford Dictionary of English app also offers audio pronunciation for 75,000 words, both common and rare, including those words with varying pronunciations. While it’s used for understanding the basic meaning of words, this English dictionary app provides you with immediate translations, definitions, and several other features. 

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Oxford Dictionary of English is the mobile version of the renowned Oxford English Dictionary from Oxford University Press. Considered to be the flagship product in MobiSystems’ huge catalog of dictionaries, Oxford Dictionary app features several language and search tools.

With a simple and clean interface, Oxford Dictionary free download has been designed for students, academicians, professionals, and anyone interested in using an authoritative and comprehensive dictionary.

With the Oxford Dictionary app download, you’re always up-to-date with the latest expressions and words. Since the company keeps updating the database on a regular basis, you’re always up to speed with relevant changes in meanings, definitions, and pronunciations. With more than 350,000 words in the database, this is the most comprehensive collection of words, meanings, and phrases in the English language.

Oxford English Dictionary app comes with thousands of region-specific entries, which reflects the global adaptability and richness of the English language. While using this app, you can leverage the strength of Oxford’s research excellence. With more than 75,000 audio pronunciations of rare and common words, you’re able to learn a lot about different accents. Unfortunately, this feature is only available in the premium version. Moreover, the app gives accurate regional definitions, ideal for people who’re travelling to unfamiliar regions around the globe. 

Oxford Dictionary download comes with an intuitive layout of the home page. Additionally, several innovations have been introduced to impact the speed of searches. While using this app, you can dive into the depths of English language easier and faster than ever. Most importantly, like virtual translators online, the app comes with ‘Tap to Translate’ feature, which allows you to translate words instantly.

Oxford English Dictionary app download has been designed to provide a comprehensive search experience. The app comes with a wide range of search tools to suggest or match words and phrases. With the ‘autocomplete’ feature, you can look for relevant words quickly. Additionally, the ‘keyword lookup’ feature lets you search within compound phrases and words.

If you’re looking for a particular word but don’t know it’s spelling, the app has got you covered. Using the ‘Fuzzy filter’, you can correct the word’s spellings as per suggestions. Moreover, the ‘Wild card’ feature allows you to replace specific parts of the word.

Oxford English Dictionary download lets you use ‘camera search’ to look for words with the viewfinder. Search results are displayed within seconds! You can also use the ‘voice search’ feature to look up words without knowing their spellings.

Oxford Dictionary of English FREE comes with a ‘Favorites’ option, which lets you create custom folders with specific words from a wide range of entries and libraries. You can also check the ‘recent list’ to review previously searched words. With ‘Word of the day’, you can learn new words and phrases every day. For an improved learning experience, the home screen widget provides random words continuously.

Depending upon your needs, requirements, and interests, Oxford Dictionary of English Free lets you use four different themes. Since the app has an intuitive and functional interface, it doesn’t take much time to get used to the layout. With plenty of features, such as voice searches, camera searches, multiple filters, keyword searches, tap to translate, and more, Oxford Dictionary app is one of the most useful learning apps.

While there are other good dictionary apps available on the app stores, the Oxford Dictionary of English app is a great app to add to your device whether you are a student or a professional.

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Oxford Dictionary of English is widely accepted as one of the highest authorities in the study and reference of English language globally, with more than 150 years of research behind it. Regarded as one of the flagship products in Oxford University Press catalog of dictionaries, the app features advanced search and learning tools designed by a vastly experienced developer.


 • The very latest vocabulary, 2018 edition, with over 350,000 words, phrases and meanings.
 • Tens of thousands of regionally specific entries reflecting the unique richness and global adaptability of the English language.
 • The strength of The Oxford English Corpus' research excellence is directly presented at your fingertips.
 • 75,000 audio pronunciations of both common and rare words, including those with varying pronunciations (Premium only).

This app is tailored to professionals, students, and academics, as well as anyone who needs a comprehensive and authoritative dictionary of current English at work or at home.

Oxford Dictionary Features

  • Learn in style with any of the four colorful new themes – The colorful layout will turn your learning experience into an enjoyable routine. Customize your dictionary and benefit from the cheerful mood your favorite color brings you.
  • Dive right into the intricacies of the language - With new and convenient Home page, sleeker and more intuitive visual layout, as well as innovations in the speed of searches, you can get to the desired entry faster than ever.
  • Translate and learn as you speak by using Talk & Translate – Use the speech recognition & text-to-speech app by downloading it for Free from the App Store. The great synergy between the two apps will be there to help you optimize your studies.

Designed to provide the most comprehensive search experience, the dictionary combines several search tools to match or predict what are you looking for, including:

 • Search autocomplete helps you find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type.
 • Keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases.
 • Camera search looks up words in the camera viewfinder and displays results in seconds.
 • Voice search helps you find an entry when you don’t know how a word is spelled.

Looking for a specific word but don't know how it's spelled? We've got you covered with our automatic ‘Fuzzy filter’ to correct word spelling, as well as ‘Wild card’ ('*' or '?') to replace a letter or entire parts of a word.

LEARNING TOOLS - engaging features that help you further enhance your vocabulary.

Designed to give you freedom to structure your studies, the dictionary combines several learning tools to help you be more organized, including:

  • ‘Favorites’ that allow you to create custom folders with lists of words.
  •  Recent list which helps you to easily review looked-up words.
  • Swipe-to-delete functionality in the Recent and Favorites menus.
  • Word-of-the-day option to teach you a new word every day.

Feel excited by the new word or definition you just learned? Share your discovery with friends on social media, email or any other option available on your device.

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