Cross-referenced definitions take you from one entry to another with a simple tap on a word in the current entry.
Convenient Search Methods
Dictionary interface contains 5 powerful search options to find exactly what you need: headword, wildcard, full text search, as well as search for similar words and anagrams.
Full Text Search
Full text search feature allows looking up words more efficiently throughout the whole dictionary content, including headwords, idioms and usage examples.
Integrated flashcard tests reinforce learning!
English pronunciation – from aardvark to zymotic and Adobe to Zuma!
version of Daniel Jones's classic work is the definitive guide to
contemporary pronunciation for British and American English
• contains 230,000 pronunciations of words, names, and phrases •
listen to the word pronounced in British or American pronunciation, or
read the International Phonetic Alphabet transcription • captures new words and names of people and places in the news • features helpful tips on areas of difficulty
• British and American English audio pronunciations, recorded by native speakers of English. • Flash Card Quiz to help you memorize new words and test your pronunciation as many times as you wish. • Favourites - to help you quickly access frequently searched words. • Search History to revise your recent searches. • Table of irregular verbs provides a useful reference resource
Search and navigation features
Full text search feature allows you to look up words more efficiently
throughout the whole dictionary, including headwords and usage examples.
• Easy copy-and-paste functions mean you can copy words to the clipboard for automatic entry display. • PenReader multilingual handwriting recognition support. • List of similar words in case of misspelling. • Wildcard Search if you are unsure of the exact word spelling. Use “?” and “*” symbols to replace the missing letters. • English morphology module helps to find words in any grammatical form. • Search for anagrams (e.g. tab-bat). • Hyperlinks between articles.
• iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c support. • Enhanced customization options allow you to modify animated menus and choose background colors. • Enlarge or reduce font size for your comfort. • Landscape-mode support. • Fully iPad optimized interface. •
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Practical English Usage Fourth Edition by Michael Swan