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Advanced English Dictionary and Thesaurus

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  • Category: Reference
  • Released date: 09/28/2008
  • Current Version: 3.05
  • Seller: Mobile Systems
  • Recommended Age: 4+
  • Download Size: 23194255
  • Last Update: 07/22/2011
  • Requirements: All

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The WordNet Dictionary and Thesaurus is a large lexical database of English with up to 140,000 entries and more than 1.4 million words, developed by the Cognitive Science Laboratory at Princeton University.

Instead of following the standard dictionary format, the WordNet dictionary is organized with an innovative and convenient approach. Nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs are grouped into sets of cognitive synonyms, interlinked by means of conceptual-semantic and lexical relations. In addition to the straightforward definition the dictionary shows how each word is linked to other words in terms of synonyms, opposites and similar words, but also hyponyms and hyperlinks within the group.

Features:

* Straightforward and precise definitions of over 140,000 words with more than 250,000 links and 1.4 million words.
* Synonyms, antonyms, similar and related words to help you make your writing and speech more interesting.
* Hypernyms (more generic words), hyponyms (subordinate words) and meronyms (part names)
* Examples illustrate how words are used and show typical constructions and collocations.
* Quick dynamic search of words while you type
* Hyperlinks between different related words
* History lists of visited words

The dictionary is powered by the MSDict dictionary engine, offering best experience in mobile reference.

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