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The Free Online English Dictionary from Macmillan Publishers.
The Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Online is an online version of the CD-ROM of the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English, Updated Edition.
Online Dictionary - Multiple dictionaries including: English dictionary, medical dictionary, legal dictionary, financial dictionary, computer dictionary, thesaurus, dictionary of acronyms and abbreviations, dictionary of idioms, thesaurus, Columbia encyclopedia, Wikipedia encyclopedia, examples from classic literature, pronunciations, word browser, glossary.
WordNet® is a large lexical database of English. Nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs are grouped into sets of cognitive synonyms (synsets), each expressing a distinct concept. Synsets are interlinked by means of conceptual-semantic and lexical relations. The resulting network of meaningfully related words and concepts can be navigated with the browser. WordNet is also freely and publicly available for download. WordNet's structure makes it a useful tool for computational linguistics and natural language processing.
The official Collins English Dictionary online. Comprehensive and authoritative, rely on Collins for up-to-date English with insights into language trends and usage.
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 its own dictionaries. The French dictionary has over 250,000 translations and the Italian dictionary has nearly 200,000. These dictionaries continue to grow and improve as well. If you don't find what you are looking for in any of the dictionaries, search or ask in the forums.
Besides online, WordReference is available also as Android and iPhone app.
Italian-English dictionary: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wordreference-italian-english/id300031778?mt=8
French-English dictionary: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wordreference-com-french-english/id298988086?mt=8
Spanish-English dictionary: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wordreference-com-spanish/id296878899?mt=8
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 thesaurus and dictionary includes: Definitions and synonyms Proper nouns Related words 5000 audio pronunciations 150 000 root words 220 000 word senses Fixed web reference tabs
edit: Cambridge has been removed for attempting to conflate gender and sex similarly to Merriam Webster.