What's New

Example Sentence Search fixes.
"Today" widget for finding new words.
"Share" extension​ to search inside other apps.

App Description

This app is not free!
For new users, an InApp purchase is required to activate the dictionary.

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Longman's flagship learner’s dictionary, fully updated and now with integrated Thesaurus and Collocations Dictionary
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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English (5th Edition)
- For Advanced Learners (LDOCE5) ©

Longman's flagship learner’s dictionary, is now available as an iPhone/iPod touch application. Improve your fluency in English with the most up-to-date learner's dictionary at your fingertips.

Now with integrated Thesaurus and Collocations Dictionary.

Dictionary details:
● 230,000 words, phrases and meanings - more than any other learner's dictionary
● 165,000 examples based on real, natural English from the Longman Corpus Network show how English is really used
● 10,000 encyclopedic entries -people and places.
● Clear definitions written using only 2,000 common words.
● Most frequent 3,000 words in spoken & written English highlighted for you
● Register Notes focus on the differences between spoken and written English.
● The Academic Word List is highlighted to help you improve your essays and presentations.
● Grammar and warning notes ensure that you avoid the most common errors.
● Integrated Collocations Dictionary. Over 80,000 collocations will improve your fluency.
● Integrated Thesaurus. Over 20,000 synonyms, antonyms and related words will improve your vocabulary range.

● 86,000 pronunciation files —all headwords in both UK & US accents.
PLUS
● another 86,000 recorded example sentences (via external links due to size)
Over 20GB of audio online!

Making this the largest resource of English available on ANY mobile platform!

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Application Features:
● full content of the print dictionary
- PLUS additional collocations, synonyms & word histories
● complete front matter and additional resources
● unique three-way cross-referencing search
● real-time progressing look-up
● wildcard pattern searches -with * ?
● spelling suggestion dictionary included
● hyperlinking directly to meanings & appendices
● search on idioms and phrasal verbs
● search by synonym and "sign-post" meanings
● support for search from other applications
● OS-independent app localization
● Bookmarks with folders and editable notations
● Bookmark syncing across devices via iCloud
● create your own flashcard sets
● automatic history listing
● complete offline use (except for sentence sounds)
● Word-of-the-Day
● Evernote posts with full layout for definition
● full layout in emails and printing
● Facebook, Twitter & Sina Weibo
● "Today" widget for finding new words
● "Share" extension​ to search inside other apps
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The ultimate learner's resource of the English language for use anywhere and anytime.

Copyright:
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English, Fifth Edition (LDOCE5)
© Pearson Education Limited 2009, 2011

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 13, 2014 Initial release
  • August 05, 2014 New version 6.1.1
  • August 11, 2014 New version 6.1.2
  • September 08, 2014 New version 6.1.3
  • October 18, 2014 New version 6.1.4
  • November 08, 2014 New version 6.2
  • November 14, 2014 New version 6.2.1
  • May 21, 2015 New version 6.3
  • November 01, 2015 New version 6.5
  • March 13, 2016 New version 6.7
  • November 26, 2016 New version 6.9
  • August 16, 2019 New version 9.0