What's New

Now universal: enjoy on both iPhone and iPad.

App Description

Originally developed for professional users, this is the largest and most extensive bilingual dictionary in the Dutch-speaking regions. The true grandeur is not in the numbers, though. The detail of description of words, including many examples and other contextual information, is unsurpassed. This app is intended for Dutch-speaking users.

• Do a quick search on how to translate a word and how to write it
• Extensive search options, such as fuzzy search, full text search, search within found articles and search for example sentences
• Including elaborate information, such as conjugations, example sentences and extra in-depth texts
• Most functions of this app can be used without an Internet connection
• Listen to the right pronunciation in English – recorded by native speakers (Internet connection required)
• Switch translation language easily or tap on a word to translate it
• Get a translation of conjugated English verbs as well
• Your search history is saved, can be browsed through and is easy to delete
• Use wildcards to make your searches more effective: simply replace one or more letters with '?' or '*'
• Can be used in landscape mode
• Switch between Dutch or English interface

NB: This dictionary contains approximately 224,000 entries, 306,000 meanings and 186,000 examples. The app content is comparable to the combined content of Van Dale’s printed Dutch-English and English-Dutch Unabridged Dictionaries.

About Van Dale
Van Dale Uitgevers is the leading and most authoritative publisher of dictionaries in the Netherlands and Belgium. Van Dale produces a wide and varied offering of dozens of language–related titles for effective language user support. With precision and respect, Van Dale describes language as thoroughly as possible, and not only Dutch, but foreign languages too.

iPhone Screenshots

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Van Dale English <> Dutch Unabridged Dictionary screenshot 1 Van Dale English <> Dutch Unabridged Dictionary screenshot 2 Van Dale English <> Dutch Unabridged Dictionary screenshot 3 Van Dale English <> Dutch Unabridged Dictionary screenshot 4 Van Dale English <> Dutch Unabridged Dictionary screenshot 5

iPad Screenshots

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Van Dale English <> Dutch Unabridged Dictionary screenshot 6 Van Dale English <> Dutch Unabridged Dictionary screenshot 7 Van Dale English <> Dutch Unabridged Dictionary screenshot 8 Van Dale English <> Dutch Unabridged Dictionary screenshot 9 Van Dale English <> Dutch Unabridged Dictionary screenshot 10

App Changes

  • January 28, 2013 Initial release
  • May 31, 2013 Price decrease: $64.99 -> $33.99
  • June 03, 2013 Price increase: $33.99 -> $64.99
  • June 15, 2013 Price decrease: $64.99 -> $33.99
  • June 18, 2013 Price increase: $33.99 -> $64.99
  • June 28, 2013 Price decrease: $64.99 -> $33.99
  • July 01, 2013 Price increase: $33.99 -> $64.99
  • July 22, 2013 New version 1.1
  • November 29, 2013 Price decrease: $64.99 -> $39.99
  • December 06, 2013 Price increase: $39.99 -> $46.99
  • December 13, 2013 Price increase: $46.99 -> $49.99
  • December 20, 2013 Price decrease: $49.99 -> $39.99
  • January 02, 2014 Price increase: $39.99 -> $64.99
  • August 30, 2014 Price decrease: $64.99 -> $33.99
  • September 08, 2014 Price increase: $33.99 -> $64.99
  • February 16, 2015 Price decrease: $64.99 -> $59.99

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