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Editors' Review

by   / February 27, 2009

The electronic version of the Oxford Dictionary of English is handy for quickly looking up a word as you read a Web page or other document. To check a word, you only need to double-click it. You have to install iFinger before you can use the dictionary, which takes a while. The dictionary interface is compact. The search bar installs right into the title bar of just about any Windows application, even for programs such as Ad-aware.

For faster lookup, the most common meanings come up first, but you can expand the article to see more detailed information. The articles are hyperlinked. You can also expand the dictionary base by adding your own dictionaries, either word-by-word or by importing them from text files. This dictionary is helpful, even if you have the printed version.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version 4.1

Version 4.1:
  • Spellchecker
  • Alpha Search
  • Windows 7 compability
  • Harper Collins


Publisher Ifinger
Publisher web site
Release Date December 01, 2011
Date Added January 27, 2012
Version 4.1


Category Educational Software
Subcategory Language Software

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 98/NT/2000/XP/Vista/7
Additional Requirements None

Download Information

File Size 54.75MB
File Name collins_english_dictionary.msi


Total Downloads 3,513,950
Downloads Last Week 2


License Model Free to try
Limitations 10-day trial
Price $14.9
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