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English-Spanish General Reference Dictionary

 

Description

In the long-standing perfectionist tradition and attention to detail of Word Magic Software, the General English-Spanish dictionary shines as the reference beacon for students, scholarly people and even the competition. Always innovating itself, ever vast and reliable, the newest features expand on its pre-existing greatness. * Recommended by Apple in "Apps for Learning English as a Second Language" and also featured in the elite section of "New and Noteworthy".

With over 639,000 entries, 1.2 million translations, 2 million synonyms, and a huge collection of idiomatic expressions in both languages, this work constitutes currently the largest English-Spanish dictionary in existence, with the exception of our Unabridged Version.

Latest additions:

� New! Enabled sharing of translations, synonyms, definitions and quotes on Facebook and Twitter. (Twitter only on iOS 5)

� New! Build your Dictionary by blocks! Add Medical, Legal or Business Dictionaries independently or jointly. In-apps available inside the General Dictionary. More In-App Dictionaries coming!

� New! You may also upgrade to the full Unabridged Dictionary via in-app.

� New! If too much information is displaying, now you may "hide" Technical and Difficult words from search results (set on/off).

Unique Features:

• Conjugation of Spanish verbs, all persons & tenses.

• Enabled Search for plurals, feminine forms and verb conjugations.

• Embedded Tutorial.

• Natural-sounding voices for entries, definitions and examples in both languages (British and American English, European and American Spanish) [Internet Required]

• Covers International, European, Latin American and Mexican Spanish.

• Covers American and British English.

• Intelligent Word List Display: identifies multiple forms of plural and feminine as well as Spanish verb conjugations, with, without or even with misplaced accent.

• Words which are spelled identically in both languages are displayed twice in the List, marked with a flag at the side.

• Fuzzy Search: Detects misspelled words simultaneously in English and Spanish, offering close suggestions. [Internet Required]

• Innovative "Scan Function" for conceptual search of idioms and related phrases.

• Over 40,000 Phrasal Examples cross-linked to more than 200,000 phrases & their translations (Optional In-App purchase).

• Shake for random word display.

• Search History.

• Mark Favorite Words easily.

• Choose from 19 different themes for Background color and font.

Dictionary Display:

- Translations, Definitions, Synonyms, Antonyms, Pictures, Examples and Quotes.

- Clear-cut separation of meanings, identified with WM’s "Descriptive Tags".

- Noun type classification: Concrete, Abstract, Animate, Animal, etc.

- Color Code icon indicates word usage: Easy, Normal, Difficult or Technical

- Field Classification, indicates area of usage: Zoology, Chemistry, Domestic, etc. - Idiomatic Use tags: Idiomatic, Slang, Figurative, Formal, Inf., etc.

- Colloquial words indicated with flag icon of each country

- On/Off display of slang, foreign or offensive words. Default OFF.

- More than 55,000 color pictures help identify word meanings and context. [Internet Required]

Some Dictionary Curiosities:

- 1,332 fish names & their translations

- 1,917 names of foods and dishes around the world & translations

- 8,248 names of famous historic characters

- 13,100 famous people of today in arts, movies, sports, politics, etc

- 10,672 geographical names, cites, countries, nationalities, etc.

- 4,255 names of largest corporations in the US and Europe

- 3,322 names of largest universities in the US and Europe

• Important Note: A translation dictionary typically includes translations only. However, ours include many definitions.

NOTICE TO USERS UPDATING FROM AN OLDER VERSION: If you're having trouble starting the app after the update, delete and reinstall it - this has been confirmed to solve the issue.

• Improved General App Performance.

• NEW! Now you can upgrade your General Dictionary to the Unabridged version from within the App.

• NEW! Now you can add the Medical, Legal and Business Dictionaries from within the App.

• NEW! Now you can share translations, synonyms, definitions and quotes via Facebook and Twitter.

• NEW! design of tutorial.

• NEW! settings to hide technical and difficult words from Interface.

• Fixes: Shaker feature is now functional + additional minor bugs.