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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English -5th Edition (LDOCE5)

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English -5th Edition (LDOCE5)

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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English (5th Edition)
- For Advanced Learners (LDOCE5) © 2009
- Additions in 2011

Longman's flagship learner’s dictionary, is now available as an iOS application.

Improve your fluency in English with the most up-to-date learner's dictionary at your fingertips.

Now with integrated Thesaurus and Collocations Dictionary.

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 show how English is really used
● 10,000 encyclopedic entries -people and places.
● Clear definitions written using only 2,000 common words.
● Most frequent 3,000 words in spoken & written English, highlighted to show which are the most important to know
● 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 due to size)
Over 20GB of audio online!

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


Application Features:
● full content of the print dictionary
- PLUS additional collocations, synonyms & word histories
● complete front matter and 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
● search on idioms and phrasal verbs
● search by synonym and "sign-post" meanings
● support for search from other applications
● OS-independent app localization
● iPod, iPhone & iPad compatible "universal app"
● "Retina Display" support
● Bookmarks with folders and editable notations
● Bookmark syncing across devices via iCloud (iOS5)
● Clipboard monitoring (iOS5)
● automatic history listing
● complete offline use (except for sentence sounds)


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

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English, Fifth Edition (LDOCE5)
© Pearson Education Limited 2009, 2011

What's new

Changes with this version:
◼ Adds secondary route for example sentence downloads.
◼ Last upgrade before version 5 and downloadable dictionaries.

User Review answers:

Dr Moshashaei,
There is a "delete" button on the iPad version. For others a shake will clear the input field -much faster and takes up no space...

Mr. AlAmily,
The red codes next to headwords show frequencies for written and spoken.
eg. W1 W2
See the explanation in About > How to use...

Mr. KFLESH (Taiwan)
There is a switch in settings to make it just like that.
Turn off "Save Search Word".

Mr. Dinozzal,
We usually only update once a month and when there is new functions or bugs to fix. UNLESS there is an OS update or new devices released
  -all of which just happened in a short period. Sorry about that.

Mr. 1stBj,
iCloud works for most people.
We will keep helping you with your issue, but support is the place to follow up about it.


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