Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary by Mobile Systems (Universal)
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Released: Oct 4, 2008
Version: 5.0.17
Size: 30 MB
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Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Mobile Systems
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The Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary (3rd edition) provides definitions for about 170,000 words, phrases and examples and is compiled to offer what learners need most in a dictionary. This edition offers new, up-to-date vocabulary (e.g. sex up, speed-dating, whiteboard), new 'mini-collocation' boxes, and new frequency information to highlight the most important words to learn. The new Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary gives you everything you need to learn English and pass exams!

* Over 170,000 words, phrases and examples
* All the important new words that have come into the language (e.g. dirty bomb, lairy, 9/11, clickable)
* Only words from a defining vocabulary used to help make definitions easy to understand
* Over 90,000 examples, mainly full sentences, show you how English is used in context and help you write natural English
* 25,000 collocations show the way words work together in English
* Automatic recognition of inflected forms

WHAT'S NEW:
* You will find newly added Illustrations and photos to illustrate the word definitions.
* Common grammar and style and usage labels are included.
* Examples included in the word definitions show you how to use words in the most natural and fluent way.

A SEARCH TOOL:
Featuring various search options to help you find the words you need more easily, including:

* A quick search of words while you type
* A ‘fuzzy filter’ when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a word
* A ‘keyword’ search for finding key words within compound words
* A wild card search facility which can replace a letter or a group of letters

A LEARNING TOOL:
The Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary app includes a number of features which help you to grow your vocabulary further:

* ‘Favourites’ feature allows you to create your own categories and lists of words from the extensive library, which includes all cross-curriculum words
* Your last visited words are all saved in your ‘History’, so that you can quickly look back at recently checked words
* Discover more about language with the special language notes and ‘Word of the day’ feature
* Fun and engaging word games like ‘Hangman’, ‘Word scramble’ and ‘Anagrams’ give the opportunity to use newly learnt words

What's new in version 5.0.17
* Optimized for iPhone 5
Our verdict: Ok
  • + Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary is a highly rated app (4-star).
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