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More features than any other dictionary app available!

And the most “connected” dictionary app on macOS and iOS -works together with more third-party dictionaries and apps than anyone else.

Longman’s flagship learner’s dictionary PLUS the Longman Activator Thesaurus


The ultimate learner’s resource of the English language for use anywhere and anytime.

Are you looking to increase your English vocabulary? Do you have difficulty deciding on the correct word to use in a particular situation? Then the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English PLUS Longman Activator Thesaurus is the app for you.

The Longman Activator Thesaurus is a thesaurus for learners of English – and unlike a traditional thesaurus, it provides full explanations of all words and phrases so that you truly understand the differences between them. For this reason, the Longman Activator Thesaurus has been described as “better than a thesaurus”!

LDOCE Dictionary details:

● 230,000 words, phrases and meanings – more than any other learner’s dictionary

● 165,000 examples based on real, natural English from the Longman Corpus Network

● 10,000 encyclopedic entries -people and places.

● Clear definitions written using only 2,000 common words

● Full IPA phonetic transcriptions for all words

● 5,000 verb conjugation tables

● Over 3000 images and 120 videos to explain meanings at a glance

● Most frequent 3,000 words in spoken & written English highlighted for you

● Register Notes focus on the differences between spoken and written English.

● The Academic Word List is highlighted to help you improve your essays and presentations.

● Grammar and warning notes ensure that you avoid the most common errors.

● Integrated Collocations Dictionary. Over 80,000 collocations will improve your fluency.

● Integrated Thesaurus.

-Over 20,000 synonyms, antonyms and related words will improve your vocabulary range.

86,000 pronunciation files

—all headwords in both UK & US accents

another 86,000 recorded example sentences

—via external links. Over 20GB of audio!

Activator Thesaurus details:

+ 866 keywords – basic words that you already know

+ Over 22,000 words and phrases

– all fully explained and illustrated with example sentences

+ Full index for quick look-up of words or phrases

+ Over 15,000 audio pronunciations in British & American English

+ Full IPA phonetic transcriptions for all words and phrases

+ Over 400 images

Making this the largest resource for English learning available on ANY mobile platform!


Application Features:

● full contents of the print dictionary

– PLUS additional collocations, synonyms & word histories

● complete front matter & additional resources

● unique three-way cross-referencing search

● real-time progressing look-up

● wildcard pattern searches -with * ?

● spelling suggestion dictionary included

● hyperlinking directly to meanings & appendices

● example sentence search

● search on idioms & phrasal verbs

● search on synonym & “sign-post” meanings

● Bookmarks with folders and editable notations

● Bookmark syncing via iCloud

● automatic history listing

● search from other applications via a public API

● Flashcards to test yourself

● Teacher’s resources in PDF for printing or email

● “Word-of-the-Day” sets including TOEIC® & TOEFL®

● OS-independent app localization

● DarkMode support

● search from other applications via a “Services” menu item

● iPhone, iPod, iPad and macOS support


Social Media:

● Full layout for definition emails & Evernote posts.




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