The most useful and authoritative dictionary you can own, this dictionary is selected by leading newspapers as their official dictionary of choice. Ten years of lexicographic research culminates to form the latest edition of the renowned Webster's New World College Dictionary. This fourth edition combines the most up-to-date information about our language and our world to present a completely revised, updated and expanded edition for this age of instant global communication.
Unsurpassed for nearly half a century for its reliability, clarity, and precision, Webster's New World College Dictionary provides the most accurate and current information available anywhere. Millions of users worldwide value this unique combination of features, found in no other dictionary:
· clear, readable definitions that provide instant understanding
· thousands of examples of current word usage
· more than 160,000 entries and over 800 illustrations, biographical photographs, and maps
· page and text redesigned for even greater readability
· the official dictionary of the Associated Press
The Webster’s New World Dictionary is powered by the MSDict technology especially enhanced for iPhone, iPad and iPod with the following key benefits:
· Quick search of words while you type
· Bookmarks - you can use the Bookmarks feature as a learning tool and create your own topics and wordlists
· Filters added to help you locate the word you are searching for:
· Fuzzy filter - used when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a word
· Keyword - used to locate the instances of a key word within other compound words
· Wild card - "?" and "*" replace a letter and group of letters in words
· Hyperlinks between words and articles
· No connection to the Internet required - you can use the dictionary on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch without connecting to the Internet and with no additional charges
· Ability to change the font size in the word definitions
· iOS 3.0 or later
· Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Colorful and feature-rich user interface with faster and easier word access.
· Customizable two-pane user interface (for iPad).
· Exciting new word games like Hangman, Word scramble and Anagrams to facilitate your learning process.
· Word of the day as an additional learning tool.
· Favorites - you can use the Favorites feature as a learning tool and create your own categories and lists of words.