Oxford Deluxe (InApp) by English Channel, Inc. (Universal)
Released: Feb 25, 2013
Version: 5.0.4
Size: 338 MB
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Oxford Deluxe (InApp)

English Channel, Inc.
This app is not free!
It allows previously purchased "Oxford Deluxe" users to use for free.
For new users, an InApp purchase is required to activate the dictionary.

* Returning users read the "What's New" section.

Combines Oxford's largest single volume English Dictionary and largest Thesaurus, plus audio, all in one application —making this the largest Oxford English reference on ANY mobile platform.

● The entire Oxford Dictionary of English, Second Edition (ODE)
● Oxford Thesaurus of English, Second Edition (OTE). Including extensive reading & reference material, over and above the core content
● 70,000 pre-recorded sound files from the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary and Oxford SoundBank with native British voice actors.

◼ Application Features:

▪ full content of the unabridged texts
▪ complete appendices and front matter
▪ unique three-way cross-referencing search
▪ real-time progressing look-up
▪ wildcard searches for unknown spellings and quizzes
▪ hyperlinking between dictionary & thesaurus
 plus to and from appendices
▪ unique support for round-trip search from other applications
▪ ”Retina Display" support
▪ "Fast App Switching" (Multitasking)
▪ bookmarks with editable notations
▪ iCloud Bookmark syncing (iOS5)
▪ Clipboard monitoring when in background (iOS5)
▪ automatic history
▪ complete offline use - no internet connection is required

◼ ODE Description

▶ The foremost single-volume authority on the English language
▶ Hundreds of new words and senses derived from the latest research from the Oxford English Corpus, giving the most complete and accurate picture of the English language

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. This revised edition includes hundreds of brand-new words and senses, as well as up-to-date encyclopedic information, and extensive appendices covering topics such as countries, heads of state, and chemical elements.

◼ OTE Description

▶ Authoritative coverage of more synonyms and antonyms than any other A-Z thesaurus
▶ New and up-to-date synonyms and senses, based on the latest research from the Oxford English Corpus
▶ Accessible and easy to use, with synonyms given in order of usefulness and key synonyms highlighted
▶ Lists including foreign words and phrases, and imitative words added to the completely revised centre section giving useful vocabulary on a broad range of topics, from clothes and food, to medicine and music
▶ Special Features: Choose the Right Word boxes that help distinguish between close synonyms, plus Word Links panels: look up the word 'coin' and find the link with 'numismatic'

The WordFinder section of word lists has been fully revised and reorganized with its own quick-reference index and includes topics from clothes and food, to medicine and music, with new lists of foreign words and phrases, archaic words, imitative words, British and American equivalents, and more. It is an invaluable resource to help broaden your vocabulary and provide quick answers to word puzzles and crossword clues.

◼ Sound Files from the Shorter Oxford English Dictionary & Oxford SoundBank

* Features:
▶ high-quality recordings with native English pronunciations
▶ accurate coverage of different homographs, variant forms and inflections
▶ Now supported by SearchHub, a utility app for dictionary apps

Powered by "UniDict® Engine 5"

Oxford Dictionary of English (ODE), Second Edition revised
© Oxford University Press 2005
Oxford Thesaurus of English (OTE) Second Edition revised
© Oxford University Press 2006
All rights reserved Oxford University Press

What's new in version 5.0.4
Previous users -Read me!
Launch this app and wait a few seconds.
If the normal dictionary screen doesn't appear, reboot your device and try again.
If still doesn't change, please email us.

Do NOT tap "Purchase" or "Restore" -those are for InApp purchasers.

Went in doubt, please email us. "Ratings and Reviews" is not the place for questions or trouble-shooting.

New in this version:

Improves Bookmark migration and iCloud syncing

User Review answers:

AngelDN (US),
You do not have to repurchase the dictionary (ever).
Email support via the link in the app.

Jippps (UK)
"Upgrade Now" was not the developer's fault.
You do not have repurchase the title. If it doesn't open for you (probably because you have changed devices) just email support.
Our verdict: Ok
  • = Oxford Deluxe (InApp) has average ratings (3-star).
  • + The app is free.
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