Black’s Law Dictionary 10th Ed by Thomson Reuters (Universal)
Released: Apr 30, 2015
Version: 1.7.0
Size: 121 MB
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Black’s Law Dictionary 10th Ed

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For more than a century, Black’s Law Dictionary® has been the gold standard for the language of law. Today, it’s the most widely cited law book in the world. By Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner, the 10th Edition is the most comprehensive law dictionary ever published. It contains more than 50,000 terms, including more than 16,000 new definitions.

•\tMore than 50,000 terms, including 7,500 more terms than the 9th Edition
•\tMore than twice as many sources quoted and cited than the 9th Edition
•\tEarliest usage dates in English-language contexts provided for nearly all terms – the only legal dictionary with this feature
•\tMore than 1,000 definitions of law-related abbreviations and acronyms
•\tTrusted authority – every term has been reviewed for accuracy by nearly 300 attorneys from across the country
•\tPronunciation guidance, including audio pronunciations for over 7,000 terms
•\tThoroughly reviewed and edited Latin maxims, with 900 new maxims added

New in the 10th Edition
•\t“Did You Mean” search functionality
\to\tspell checker functionality provides alternative suggestions for misspelled search terms
•\tDefine in Black’s
\to\tdefine words within definition text by selecting a word and tapping Define in Black’s
•\tEnhanced linking
\to\tlink to subentries and cross-references from a search result, within a definition, and between definitions
\to\tlink to Westlaw® content via the WestlawNext® iPad® app
•\tWord of the Day
\to\taudio pronunciation available on all Word of the Day entries
\to\tlink to full definition from Word of the Day tab
\to\thistory slider on Word of the Day tab provides quick navigation to previous Word of the Day entries
\to\ttrack viewed definitions and sort by date or alphabetical order
•\tIntuitive structure, formatted for easy reading and navigation

What's new in version 1.7.0
- iOS 13 Compatibility
- General content updates and bug fixes
Our verdict: Meh!
  • Black’s Law Dictionary 10th Ed is a poorly rated app (2.5-star).
  • The app is pricier than similar apps available on the App Store.
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