What's New

Database updates
Enhanced for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

App Description

* Featured by Apple in "STAFF FAVORITES" and "WHAT'S HOT"

Features that make Advanced English Dictionary stand out from other dictionary apps:

● Widely recognized as the most comprehensive English dictionary on the App Store with a 4.9 million word database

● High-quality audio pronunciation (American, British and Australian English)

● Advanced search technology

● Lightning fast and intuitive user-interface

● No internet connection required

● No ads, no in-app purchases


Advanced English Dictionary is a new way to discover meaning. With more than 4.9 million words, phrases, and definitions, including a wealth of new words, sample sentences, Advanced English Dictionary makes it easier than ever before to find the correct meaning of a word.


● Up to 591,700 entries, 4.9 million words, 335,000 relations

● Audio pronunciation (available in American, British and Australian English, in both male and female voices)

● Content sensitive IPA pronunciation symbol assistance
(just tap the pronunciation guides to open it)

● Clear and precise definitions

● Apart from "everyday" words and definitions, Advanced English Dictionary also includes biographical and geographical data, technical and scientific terms and more

● Unique conceptual thesaurus with word links

● Sample sentences show you how to use the words in your own speaking and writing

● Fast look-ups, snappy user interface, smooth scrolling screens

● Editable history/bookmarks function

● Word Shake - shake the device to look up random words!

● Designed specifically for iPhone/iPod touch

● No internet connection required (except to play audio pronunciation)

● Ready for iOS 8

● Powered by iSpeech® technology


“Advanced English Dictionary & Thesaurus rises above the rest with a good interface, fast speed, and a unique way of looking up words. […] Recommended for anyone needing a dictionary and thesaurus on the go”
— AppAdvice

“This is no ordinary dictionary. In addition to being an almost infinite resource of words and what they mean, it also educates users as to how words are linked. […] It’s a new take on an old, but incredibly useful, concept and one that will no doubt gain many fans”
— Clare Hopping, Know Your Mobile

“Its superior biographical and geographical data and its pleasing interface gives jDictionary Mobile's offering a slight edge”
— Sam Felsing, Macworld

“For exploring the language, it has the edge, the upper hand, the whip hand, etc.”
— Tony Smith, TheRegister.com

“This is a sleek dictionary with a cool "word links" feature that briefly describes the history around that word. It's easy to use and I love the pronunciation guide for those more esoteric words”
— AppOlicious

“Advanced English Dictionary & Thesaurus app is one of the best reference apps you can download on your iPhone”
— The Recapp

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • October 04, 2014 New version 8.4
  • September 19, 2014 New version 8.0
  • May 29, 2014 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • April 20, 2014 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • December 16, 2013 New version 7.4
  • December 16, 2013 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • December 04, 2013 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • November 19, 2013 Price decrease: $2.99 -> $1.99
  • December 30, 2012 Price increase: $1.99 -> $2.99
  • December 21, 2012 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • December 19, 2012 New version 6.2
  • December 14, 2012 New version 6.0
  • September 29, 2012 New version 5.0
  • December 19, 2011 New version 3.4

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