The Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary provides definitions for about 170,000 words, phrases and examples and is compiled to offer what learners need most in a dictionary. The Second Edition offers new, up-to-date vocabulary (e.g. sex up, speed-dating, whiteboard), new 'mini-collocation' boxes, and new frequency information to highlight the most important words to learn. The new Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary gives you everything you need to learn English and pass exams!
Bang Up-to-date and Easy to Use
References to over 170,000 words, phrases and examples explained in clear and natural English
All the important new words that have come into the language (e.g. dirty bomb, lairy, 9/11, clickable)
Over 200 'Common Learner Error' notes, based on the Cambridge Learner Corpus from Cambridge ESOL exams
Only words from a defining vocabulary used to help make definitions easy to understand
Over 90,000 examples, mainly full sentences, show you how English is used in context and help you write natural English.
25,000 collocations show the way words work together in English
The Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary is here presented in MSDict electronic format. MSDict offers best experience in mobile reference and is available for any handheld platform.
Quick dynamic search of words while you type
Transcriptions facilitating pronunciation
Stylish user interface with several split screen modes
Hyperlinks between different related words
Dynamic changing of font sizes
Opportunity to add custom notes to any article in the dictionary so you can save your ideas and examples of usage
Wildcard filtration feature (the use of "?" replaces a letter and "*" replaces a group of letters within words)
Button allowing quick erase of the query field
Support of multiple dictionaries installed at a time
Specially enhanced for hi-resolution and hi-resolution landscape view modes