The description of New Oxford American Dictionary
As Oxford's flagship American dictionary, the New Oxford American Dictionary sets the standard of excellence for lexicography with the most comprehensive and accurate coverage of American English available.
Increase Your Word Power with:
• NEW! The very latest words and expressions, brought to you by the most recent 2017 database update by the Oxford University Press
• More than 350,000 words, phrases, and senses, hundreds of explanatory notes, and more than a thousand illustrations
• 75,000 audio pronunciations of both common and rare words, available in both British & American voice versions
• Includes words with controversial and variant pronunciations
• Translate words in any other Android app with the Tap to Translate feature, and do it in style with any of the four colorful new themes.
This dictionary draws on the two-billion-word Oxford English Corpus and the unrivaled citation files of the world-renowned Oxford English Dictionary to provide the most accurate and rich descriptive picture of American English ever offered. The Third Edition offers a thoroughly updated text, with revisions throughout and approximately 2,000 new words, phrases, and meanings. Many new words relate to fast-moving areas such as computing, technology, current affairs, and ecology, while others have recently entered the popular lexicon. Usage notes have also been updated in light of the most recent Corpus evidence.
Also includes advanced search and language tools that have become the staple of quality language apps from MobiSystems, Inc.
SEARCH TOOLS - effortlessly find words thanks to a clear, functional, and easy-to-use interface.
Designed to provide the most comprehensive search experience the dictionary combines several search tools to match or suggest what you are looking for, including:
• Search autocomplete helps find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type
• Keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases
• 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
• Camera search looks up words in the camera viewfinder and displays results
• Use our Voice search when you don't know how an entry is spelled
• Tap to Translate entries in other apps.
• Share word definitions via installed apps on your device
LEARNING TOOLS - engaging features that help you further enhance your vocabulary.
• Designed to give you the freedom to structure your studies the way you see fit the 'Favorites' option allows you to create custom folders with lists of words from the vast library of entries.
• ‘Recent’ list to easily review looked-up words
• Learn a new word every day with our ‘Word of the day’ option
• Home screen widget provides random words at a glance
***This is a fully functional 30-day trial version***
Get even more with PREMIUM:
• Audio pronunciation - Learn words faster by listening to how they're pronounced
• Offline mode - No WiFi, no problem. Save words on your device to be viewed without the need of an internet connection
• Priority support - Get expedited support for any app-related issues
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