What's New

UI fixes.
Fixes for iCloud syncing.
Extensions to online fallback searches.

App Description

The complete contents of the 1800 page AOD — the ultimate guide to contemporary Australian English, this is a major revision of the most authoritative Australian Dictionary for all Australians + sound! *** App proudly made by Australians ***

Australian Oxford Dictionary, 2nd Edition

This flagship dictionary draws on the databases of Australian English at the Australian National Dictionary Centre – including its fast-growing national corpus and its research into Australian English, as well as the resources of the incomparable Oxford English Dictionary

This book retails for A$115 (that's without sound)

▸ 170,000+ headwords, phrases, and derivative forms
▸ Over 200,000 indexed entries
▸ 35,000 detailed word origins or etymologies
▸ More than 12,500 encyclopedic entries
▸ 64,000 IPA pronunciation entries
▸ Plus over 53,000 authentic Oxford sound files
▸ The encyclopedic entries are more detailed than in any comparable Australian dictionary – for example, the place-name entries not only geographically locate the place in question, but also provide information about the character of the place and its historical, economic, or political importance.
▸ Special attention is given to Australian culture and history, including Aboriginal history.
▸ Detailed entries on many topics – political parties, religious organisations, historical events, mythological, fictional characters, and more
▸ Special appendices include grammar, punctuation, Australian leaders and collective nouns

This iPhone/iPod touch version also includes:

• progressive look-up for quick searching
• unique three-way cross-referencing index
• search string normalization
• wildcard pattern searches -using * ?
• spelling checking and suggestions -with Australian words
• fallback online search for esoteric or archaic words and international slang
• hyperlinks on words in definitions
• bookmark with folders and notes facility
• automatic search history function
• complete front matter and appendices
• "Retina Display" support
• "Fast App-Switching" (Multitasking)
• DarkMode support
• iPhone 12 & iOS14 support
• iPad Pro multi-screen and Drag & Drop
• "Word-a-day" feature with TOEIC® & TOEFL® lists
• "Today widget" for random words to lookup
• "Share" extension​ to search inside other apps -with "store for later"
• "AOD broadcast" will let you search to a second screen or an iPad split-screen
• support for external thesauri and alternate dictionaries (if installed)
• round-trip lookup from third-party apps *
• no internet connection is required
  (sound files can be downloaded and installed locally)

The Australian Oxford Dictionary is edited by Australia's most influential lexicographer, Dr. Bruce Moore. As in all his Oxford dictionaries, Dr. Moore is attuned to new currents in Australian language and usage. He includes a full range of neologisms, especially the protean language of younger Australians and of computing and electronic communication. This is not just a dictionary for scholars and pedants. It reveals our changing language in up-to-date and entertaining ways, and it will be an essential reference for the new millennium.

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This application is distributed with the written permission of Diotek and Oxford University Press.
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The Australian Oxford Dictionary is much more than some collection of antipodean colloquialisms, but is a learned study of the wider sphere of the English language.

Enfour is proudly owned and operated by Australians based in Tokyo. We have been supplying dictionaries and language solutions internationally for nearly 20 years.

Australian Oxford Dictionary (AOD) © Oxford University Press 2004
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iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 24, 2011 New version 3.6
  • September 01, 2011 New version 3.6.1
  • October 08, 2011 New version 3.6.2
  • November 18, 2011 New version 3.8
  • December 23, 2011 Price decrease: $24.99 -> $19.99
  • January 02, 2012 Price increase: $19.99 -> $24.99
  • January 12, 2012 New version 3.9
  • May 29, 2012 New version 4.0
  • July 08, 2012 New version 4.1
  • July 23, 2012 New version 4.1.1
  • September 14, 2012 New version 4.1.2
  • September 21, 2012 New version 4.1.3
  • November 02, 2012 New version 4.1.4
  • December 21, 2012 New version 5.0
  • March 17, 2015 New version 6.2
  • December 05, 2015 New version 6.6
  • November 26, 2019 New version 8.7
  • November 26, 2019 Price decrease: $24.99 -> $19.99
  • October 15, 2021 New version 11.5
  • October 15, 2021 Price decrease: $19.99 -> $12.99