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Shorter Oxford English

By MobiSystems, Inc.

  • Category: Reference
  • Release Date: 2013-07-31
  • Current Version: 10.0.17
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 138.21 MB
  • Developer: MobiSystems, Inc.
  • Compatibility: Android | iOS 9.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
From 560 Ratings
$29.99 On itunes


The dictionary has an incredible one-third of the coverage of the 20-volume Oxford English Dictionary. It also includes all words in current English since 1700 to the present day, plus the vocabulary of Shakespeare, the Bible and other major works in English, written before 1700. With new coverage of global English, as well as slang, dialect, technical, historical, and literary terms, rare and obsolete words, the Sixth Edition of the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary contains more than 600,000 words, phrases and definitions. The entries provide coverage of the language from the entire English-speaking world: from North America and the UK to South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and the Caribbean. It has been fully updated with 2,500 new words and meanings, based on ongoing research at Oxford Dictionaries and the Oxford English Corpus. LATEST APP UPDАТES:  • 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 a new and convenient Home page, sleeker and more intuitive visual layout, as well as innovations in the speed of searches - you can now get to the desired entry faster than ever.  • Translate and learn as you speak with Talk & Translate – use this speech recognition & text-to-speech app by downloading it for Free from the App Store. The great synergy between the two apps will help you optimize your studies. SEARCH TOOLS - quickly find words with the functional, clean and easy-to-use interface. 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 using your speech.  • Automatic ‘Fuzzy filter’ that corrects word spelling and a ‘Wild card’ that allows you to replace a letter or entire parts of a word with '*' or '?' when you don’t know how it`s spelled. LEARNING TOOLS - engaging features that help you further enhance your vocabulary. Designed to give you the freedom to structure your studies, this dictionary combines several learning tools to help you be more organized:  • ‘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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  • Annoying forces review!

    By 1
    I don't write reviews, but this app keeps insisting that I do, so here goes: whoever at Oxford University Press authorized this harassing popup made a terrible mistake. It has changed what would have been a positive experience into a negative one! - autor:MSSop - title:Annoying forces review!
    my rating 1 stars - max website rate 5
  • Most comprehensive dictionary on the market

    By 5
    This is probably my best buy ever. Whenever I am curious about a word, I can trust that the Oxford Shorter Dictionary will provide the answer. - autor:Eivind T - title:Most comprehensive dictionary on the market
    my rating 5 stars - max website rate 5
  • OED Review

    By 2
    They should try to update the app as much as they do on their OED website. It’s a great app if they fine-tune it. But overall, you have a great chunk of words in this app, with etymologies and such. If you’re a lover of words, the price is worth it. If you’re a layman that just looks up words on the side, not worth it. - autor:Barnabbus - title:OED Review
    my rating 2 stars - max website rate 5
  • Great tool!

    By 5
    I use this app everyday. No glitches. Lots of good information. Great for crosswords! - autor:craig1955 - title:Great tool!
    my rating 5 stars - max website rate 5
  • Clifford

    By 5
    I use this Dictionary frequently and consistently when we are playing word games in the evening. I find it very helpful. I’ve found words that I could not find in my paper dictionary which is a very good college Dictionary. - autor:Big Red Dog - Clifford - title:Clifford
    my rating 5 stars - max website rate 5
  • Not good enough

    By 1
    The Oxford content is first-rate, but there is no way to look up words from other apps—something that many other dictionary apps provide. Also, the MobiSystems interface feels like shareware. It is bloated, clumsy and, at times, slow. On startup, the splash screen displays for way too long. The app constantly nags you to "rate 5 stars." MobiSystems, get serious! - autor:As de corazones - title:Not good enough
    my rating 1 stars - max website rate 5
  • Great app aside from nagging

    By 5
    I love this app, but I’m fed up with the nagging to rate it. - autor:xf367 - title:Great app aside from nagging
    my rating 5 stars - max website rate 5
  • Best English dictionary for iPhone

    By 5
    I love having this on my phone. - autor:wprl - title:Best English dictionary for iPhone
    my rating 5 stars - max website rate 5
  • Essential

    By 5
    My go-to dictionary, and on my phone!!! - autor:E T Gray Jr - title:Essential
    my rating 5 stars - max website rate 5
  • Great reference

    By 5
    It's great! - autor:Alexccornett - title:Great reference
    my rating 5 stars - max website rate 5


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