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Oxford Learners Academic Dict for Mac

Developer's Description

Winner, Innovation in Learner Resources, British Council ELTon Awards 2015

Awarded BEST OF 2016 - INNOVATIONSPREIS-IT by Initiative Mittelstand


IMPORTANT: This free download will give you sample entries from the dictionary. An in-app purchase is required to activate the full dictionary.

Are you a learner of English who needs to do academic writing in English?

Understand the words and phrases used in academic writing. Learn how to use them in your own written work.

The Oxford Learners Dictionary of Academic English is the learners dictionary that focuses exclusively on academic English. If you are a non-native English speaker studying an academic subject in English, this dictionary app will help you understand academic texts and will help you improve your own academic writing.

Key features

22,000 words, phrases and meanings clearly explained, with the focus on their usage in academic writing

Informed by the 85-million-word Oxford Corpus of Academic English

Over 50,000 corpus-based example sentences

690 collocation notes show over 26,000 collocations (words that are used together)

120 Thesaurus notes, Language Banks, Grammar Points and Which Word? notes

Create your own list of favourite words

Words in the Academic Word List are all labelled

Hear all the words spoken by real British and American English voices

Use Full Dictionary Search to find your word in any phrase, collocation or example sentence in the dictionary

Did you mean? function and wild card search allow you to find a word even if you dont know the spelling

All the dictionary text is live double-click to instantly look up a word

Recommended for learners of English who are

Studying academic subjects in English at university or college

Studying on foundation or pre-sessional courses

B1-C2 level in English (intermediate advanced)

Full Specifications

What's new in version 8.7.536


Release June 27, 2019
Date Added June 27, 2019
Version 8.7.536

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Macintosh
Additional Requirements OS X 10.9 or later, 64-bit processor


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