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Merriam-Webster's Unabridged

Merriam-Webster's Unabridged

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Merriam-Webster’s Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged - America's most comprehensive dictionary.

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Dictionary Details:

• Over 257,244 entries and 700,000 definitions
• 143,000 etymologies describing word origins and 100,000 quotations
• 1,100 synonymy paragraphs
• Special updated Addenda Section of new words and meanings
• Extended Thesaurus.

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Search and Input features:

• Full text search feature allows you to look up words more efficiently throughout the whole dictionary content, including headwords and usage examples.
• Three integrated input methods make dictionary use more convenient than ever. Enter the word in your own handwriting with Paragon’s PenReader handwriting recognition software, search by voice using Google Voice recognition service (Available for OS 2.2 and higher) or take a picture of the text and get definition of words with Google Goggles.
• Easy copy-and-paste functions and the Share button feature (Available for OS 4.0 and higher) allow to copy unknown words from an active application, like web browsers or email, and automatically to open the relevant dictionary entry.
• English morphology module helps to find words in any grammatical form.
• List of similar words will result in case of misspelled look-ups.
• Wildcard Search if you are unsure of the exact word spelling. Use “?” and “*” symbols to replace the missing letters.

Learning features:

• Full linguistic information – with declension and conjugation tables – is included, making Merriam-Webster a must-have for any language scholar (for English, French and Spanish)!
• Search for anagrams (e. g. bat-tab).
• English audio pronunciations recorded by native speakers.
• Word of the Day—a random dictionary definition daily.

Interface features:

• Improved interface design with easy-to-access navigation and search field makes dictionary use simple.
• Lightning-fast new engine allows dictionary entries to open as soon as you click with no delays.
• Favorites - to quickly access frequently searched words.
• Dictionary installation on SD card (Available for OS 2.2 and higher).
• Search History feature shows the last 100 words looked up.
• Enlarge or reduce font size for your comfort.
• No Internet connection required.
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About Merriam-Webster

Merriam-Webster Inc. acquired the rights to revise and publish Noah Webster’s dictionaries in 1843. Since then, Merriam-Webster has maintained an ongoing commitment to innovation, scholarship, and love of language. Each Merriam-Webster dictionary is the product of extensive research and painstaking writing and editing conducted by the largest group of full-time lexicographers in North America. Today, the company continues as the leader in language reference publishing with bestselling reference books and electronic references, popular Web sites and a range of licensed products.

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Fixed a sound bug on HTC devices.


Comments and ratings for Merriam-Webster's Unabridged
  • (64 stars)

    by pau cliffhanger on 29/12/2013

    No longer works on Hacer Iconua B tablet

  • (64 stars)

    by David Snyder on 25/12/2013

    The etymology and spoken features are quite useful to me. The definitions are thorough.

  • (64 stars)

    by John Bailin on 30/11/2013

    The headline says it all. I love having a full fledged dictionary in my pocket, but I've had to uninstall and reinstall this app numerous times to keep it from crashing.

  • (64 stars)

    by namhie94 on 15/11/2013

    Wonderful to have the complete unabridged right in your back pocket.

  • (64 stars)

    by HAMZAH ALJUHANI on 19/10/2013

    Great! New update works

  • (64 stars)

    by Andrei Douzhyk on 18/10/2013

    Crash after last update on samsung s2

  • (64 stars)

    by Zilch Nada on 19/08/2013

    Great app, but if it doesn't suit your needs and want refund, good luck!