Oxford Dictionary of English

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Description of App: 

The foremost single-volume authority on the English language - revised and updated in 2013 to include the very latest vocabulary. This version comes with 75 000 high-quality audio pronunciations from the Oxford Sound Bank, making this the definitive English dictionary reference.

Features include:
- 350 000 words, phrases and meanings
- 100 000 usage examples
- 75 000 audio pronunciations
- 11 000 encyclopedic entries
- 550 usage notes

The Oxford Dictionary of English is at the forefront of language research, focusing on English as it is used today, informed by the most up-to-date evidence from the largest language research programme in the world, including the 800-million-word Oxford English Corpus.

App features include pattern search, full text search, bookmarks, spelling suggestions and lookup from other Mac OS programs.

No internet connection is required.

Version: 

2.4

Free or Paid: 

Paid

Version Of OS X App Was Tested On: 

10.9.5

Accessibility Comments: 

This app is extremely helpful for people who are learning English and completely accessible with VoiceOver. I found only one mislabelled button, the last button on the tool bar, when in the Oxford Dictionary. This button pronounces the word in the search field.

Usability: 

The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.

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