Collins English Dictionary

Collins English Dictionary is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. It draws on Collins’ extensive language databases and reintroduces many literary and rare words useful for crossword solvers and setters as well as Scrabble players, including words previously only found in the official Scrabble word list.

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Features

  • Over 722,000 words, meanings and phrases
  • Over 8,500 place names and 5,500 biographies
  • 72 000 audio pronunciations
  • 50 000 entries added in this 12th Edition
  • Includes word list of 325 000 entries for word finding and use with Crossword Compiler

Drawn from the Collins Corpus, the largest in the world with more than 4.5 billion words, and combined with a selection of emerging words submitted by the public on collinsdictionary.com, the Collins English Dictionary is a snapshot of real English as it is spoken today around the world.

The download size is about 155MB (you can also order a CD-ROM).

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