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    Apple Dictionary Alternatives

    Apple Dictionary is described as 'Your Mac also comes with a versatile Dictionary application. It also includes to other reference libraries such as thesaurus, Apple glossary, and Wikipedia' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Apple Dictionary for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, iPhone, Android, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is GoldenDict, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Apple Dictionary are Wiktionary (Free, Open Source), WordReference (Freemium), dict.cc (Free) and Merriam-Webster (Free).

    This page was last updated Mar 28, 2022
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      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.
    1. Wiktionary is a multilingual, web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in 158 languages.


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      WordReference is a free online Oxford dictionaries for Spanish, French, Italian, German and more.
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      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.
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      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.


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      The free Dictionary.com app delivers content from Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com, including nearly a million words and definitions and 90,000 synonyms and antonyms. No internet required!
    2. Google's dictionary extension on Google Chrome. With it, you can double-click any word to view its definition in a small pop-up bubble, or search the complete definition of any word or phrase using the address bar dictionary.
    3. Lingoes is an easy and intuitive dictionary and text translation software.

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      The program is no longer updated. Last version, v2.9.2, released in August 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

    4. Power Thesaurus is a fast, comprehensive and easy-to-follow online thesaurus for writers, journalists, students and teachers.
    5. Cambridge Dictionary is a multi-language dictionary for students and people who are in contact with English. This online version has been offering completely free of charge since 1999 by the Univeristy of Cambridge.
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