Current Version Version: 2.0.1
Developer Mobile Systems
Rating
3/5
Price $20.00
Filed Under Reference
Age rating 4+
Compatibility
  • iPhone (Original)
  • iPod Touch
  • iPhone 3G

Description

The Concise Oxford English Dictionary is the most popular dictionary of its kind around the world and is noted for its clear, concise definitions as well as its comprehensive and authoritative coverage of the vocabulary of the English-speaking world. This reissue of the revised edition brings the tenth edition completely up to date by the addition of hundreds of new words and meanings taken from Oxford and apss renowned data collection program, with a special focus on fast-changing areas of the language such as new technology, e-commerce, fashion, and youth culture.

OVER 240,000 WORDS AND PHRASES

* The clearest , most accurate definitions, based on the largest language research programme in the world
* Clear layout with each new section (phrases, derivatives, usage notes, etymologies, wordbuilder) on new line
* Usage notes, offering help with tricky and controversial questions
* In-text lists and tables focusing on core study subjects
* Pronunciations for words that might cause difficulty
* Origin Section tracing the history of words

The dictionary is powered by the MSDict technology especially enhanced for iPhone and iPod with the following key benefits:

* No connection to the Internet required - you can use the dictionary on your iPhone or iPod touch without connecting to the Internet and with no additional charges

* Original format of the OXFORD word list

* Ability to change the font size in the word definitions - this feature is available from the device Settings

* Bookmarks - you can use the Bookmarks feature as a learning tool and create your own topics and word lists

* Filters added to help you locate the word you are searching for:

* Fuzzy filter- used when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a word
* Keyword- used to locate the instances of a key word within other compound words
* Wild card - "?" and "*" replace a letter and group of letters in words

* Fast article scrolling

* Quick search of words while you type

* Hyperlinks between words and articles

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