The Concise Oxford English Dictionary is the most popular dictionary of its kind around the world and is noted for its clear, concise definitions as well as its comprehensive and authoritative coverage of the vocabulary of the English-speaking world. This reissue of the revised edition brings the tenth edition completely up to date by the addition of hundreds of new words and meanings taken from Oxford and apss renowned data collection program, with a special focus on fast-changing areas of the language such as new technology, e-commerce, fashion, and youth culture.
The dictionary is bundled with the Oxford English audio database of 50,000 Oxford pre-recorded audio word pronunciations to help you improve your listening and speaking skills in English.
Over 240,000 Words and Phrases
Coverage of over 240,000 words, phrases and definitions The clearest , most accurate definitions, based on the largest language research programme in the world Over 50,000 high-quality English audio recordings with British English pronunciations compiled and recorded by Oxford University Press Clear layout with each new section (phrases, derivatives, usage notes, etymologies, wordbuilder) on new line Usage notes, offering help with tricky and controversial questions In-text lists and tables focusing on core study subjects Pronunciations for words that might cause difficulty Origin Section tracing the history of words
Note that the audio pronunciation database requires 57.5Mb free memory space. Memory cards are supported.
The MSDict Dictionary Format
The Concise Oxford English Dictionary is here presented in MSDict electronic format. MSDict offers best experience in mobile reference and is available for any handheld platform. Quick dynamic search of words while you type Audio pronunciations (through additional installed sound modules) Hyperlinks between different related words Handy custom filteres added to help you locate the word you are searching for: Fussy filter- used when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a word Keyword- used to locate the instances of a key word within other compound words Wild card - "?" and "*" replace a letter and group of letters in words Dynamic changing of font sizes History lists of visited words Support of multiple dictionaries installed at a time Fullscreen support Page scrolling mode added Ability to select and change the language for MSDict menus and messages. The supported languages are- English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Finish, Russian and Portuguese. Copy single words, selected paragraphs or whole word definitions in external programs on your phone Two different work modes- View and Selection for your convenience when browsing word definition