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  • GoldenDict icon

    GoldenDict

    GoldenDict is an open-source dictionary program for PC computers that gives translations of words and phrases for different languages. It allows use of several popular dictionary file formats simultaneously. A free, ad-sponsored...

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    Wiktionary

    Wiktionary is a multilingual, web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in 158 languages. Unlike standard dictionaries, it is written collaboratively by volunteers, dubbed "Wiktionarians", using wiki...

    Open Source Web / Cloud

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    WordWeb

    One-click English dictionary and thesaurus for Windows. Dictionary apps for mobiles, tablets and Mac desktop. In difference to Lingoes Translator you it is only a word-translator not a text-translator. The comprehensive English...

    Free Mac Windows Android iPhone iPad

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  • StarDict icon

    StarDict

    StarDict is a Cross-Platform and international dictionary Software. It has powerful features such as "Glob-style pattern matching", "Scan selection word," "Fuzzy query," etc. Stardict Version3.0 has...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud AmigaOS

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  • WordReference icon

    WordReference

    WordReference is a free online Oxford dictionaries for Spanish, French, Italian, German and more. Conjugations, audio pronunciations and forums for your questions. In addition to the Oxford dictionaries, WordReference has two of...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone

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    ABBYY Lingvo Dictionaries

    ABBYY Lingvo is dictionary software that offers you bilingual and multilingual translation with English, German and Russian as the core starting languages. According to your needs, you can choose a version that provides: ...

    Commercial Windows Android iPhone iPad

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  • Merriam-Webster icon

    Merriam-Webster

    Free online dictionary, thesaurus, spanish-english and medical dictionaries, audio pronunciations, Word of the Day, word games, and many more high-quality Merriam-Webster language resources.

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad

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    dict.cc

    dict.cc is not only an online dictionary translating from English and German to 21 languages. Its an attempt to create a platform where users from all over the world can share their knowledge in the field of translations. Every...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Android Tablet iPad

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    The Free Dictionary

    Online Dictionary - Multiple dictionaries including: English dictionary, medical dictionary, legal dictionary, financial dictionary, computer dictionary, thesaurus, dictionary of acronyms and abbreviations, dictionary of idioms...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet

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  • Apple Dictionary icon

    Apple Dictionary

    Your Mac also comes with a versatile Dictionary application. It also includes to other reference libraries such as thesaurus, Apple glossary, and Wikipedia. With it, you can find definitions, learn of the word's origin, find...

    Free Personal Mac

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    TheSage

    TheSage is a powerful language reference system that couples a professional dictionary of the English language with multifaceted and extensive thesaurus

    Free Personal Windows

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    Vocabulary.com

    Vocabulary.com is the easiest, most intelligent way to improve your vocabulary. It combines an adaptive learning system (The Challenge) with the world’s fastest dictionary (The Dictionary) so that you can more quickly and more...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad

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  • Dixio icon

    Dixio

    Dixio is the solution for all those who care about their language Who want to learn more and enrich their vocabulary: when you receive a presentation or prepare a document, when you are reading in Internet or preparing your...

    Freemium Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad

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    Oxford Dictionaries

    Free online dictionary of British English and American English from Oxford. Translate from English to Spanish, French, Italian, and German with bilingual dictionaries. Get writing, spelling and grammar help, and play word games. (US)

    Free Web / Cloud

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  • Wordnik icon

    Wordnik

    What is Wordnik? Wordnik wants to be a place for all the words, and everything known about them. Traditional dictionaries make you wait until theyve found what they consider to be "enough" information about a word...

    Free Web / Cloud

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  • Wordo icon

    Wordo

    Wordo.co is the clean and social dictionary, loved by word-geeks, Wiktionary enthousiasts and students.

    Free Web / Cloud

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    QwickUp

    Access all your favorite dictionaries and other lookup services in one place. Firefox and Chrome extension are available to easily select and lookup any text in web pages.

    Free Web / Cloud Firefox

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    Glosbe

    Huge collaborative massively multilingual dictionary.

    Free Personal Web / Cloud

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    xFarDic

    xFarDic is a comprehensive multilingual dictionary developed using GTK2, wxWidgets, libxml2, under GNU/Linux and relesed under GNU/GPL. It can be installed and used in different RPM and Debian based distros.

    Open Source Linux

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    Visuwords

    The fun and free way to look up definitions. THE graphical dictionary and visual thesaurus. We love words.

    Free Web / Cloud

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  • Define icon

    Define

    Define is the fastest and most lightweight dictionary application you have ever seen on iOS! Define relies only on the internal dictionary Apple hides inside your iOS device. No need to be constantly reliant on an internet...

    Open Source iPhone iPad

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    Ultralingua

    At Ultralingua, we make software for people who love languages. We focus on high quality consumer applications for mobile devices, and offer our linguistic APIs to partners in a variety of fields. Our editor team creates and...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad

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  • Blueseal Dictionary icon

    Blueseal Dictionary

    Comprehensive dictionary of English, German, Spanish and French including synonyms.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Android iPhone ... Blackberry Chrome OS Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

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  • Cambridge Dictionaries Online icon

    Cambridge Dictionaries Online

    Cambridge University Press has been publishing dictionaries for learners of English since 1995. Cambridge Dictionaries Online has been offering these dictionaries completely free of charge since 1999.

    Free Web / Cloud

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    purple

    Dictionary from the Elementary project.

    Open Source Linux

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    • Discontinued This project has been replaced by https://launchpad.net/lingo-dictionary. Lingo is fully backwards compatible and will be available in Luna.
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    FancyTran

    FancyTran is FREE and the most popular online translation app for BlackBerry with support for Google and Bing translation and text to speech pronunciation. It supports over 60 languages for translation and over 50 for pronunciation....

    Free Blackberry

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    Bab.la

    The language portal bab.la is a free online platform for language lovers. We have 40 dictionaries for 28 languages, a language forum, vocabulary lessons, language games, quizzes, verb conjugation for 12 languages, phrase books for...

    Free Web / Cloud

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  • VerbAce icon

    VerbAce

    VerbAce-Pro is an easy-to-use Desktop Translation Software. Translate in a mouse click From any application Access Wikipedia Quick translation option by moving the cursor

    Freemium Windows Android

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  • Lion (LEO dictionary) icon

    Lion (LEO dictionary)

    Lion allows you to send a query to the German-English, -French, -Spanish and -Italian LEO dictionaries (Chinese is currently not supported) with a click of your mouse from almost all MS Windows applications. This distinguishes Lion...

    Free Personal Windows Android iPhone S60 HP webOS Blackberry ... Windows Phone

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  • Onelook.com

    Think of this web site as a search engine for words and phrases: If you have a word for which you'd like a definition or translation, we'll quickly shuttle you to the web-based dictionaries that define or translate that word....

    Free Web / Cloud

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    Advanced English Dictionary

    Advanced English Dictionary is better than other dictionaries, not just because it contains far more words than a conventional paper dictionary, but because it uses a radically new approach to searching for words. Instead of just...

    Commercial iPhone Java Mobile S60 Blackberry

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Happy Dictionay

Positive Comment by maitreypatel
about Dictionary.com Jul 2014

HI All,

I found a good tool which is easy to use, no need to copy-paste just double click and get the meaning of the word.
Following is the link:
http://download.cnet.com/Happy-Dictionary/3000-18495_4-76159276.html?part=dl-10186680&subj=dl

Hope this helps!!!

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