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Collins English + Thesaurus TR

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ANDROID VERSION
2.2 and up
INSTALLATIONS
100,000 - 500,000
PRICE
FREE

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Description

The Collins English Dictionary 2010 Complete & Unabridged and the Collins Thesaurus of the English Language 2010 in a software bundle offering a complete language and reference solution for writing, for work, for study, because you want to express yourself well, or just for the love of words.


This is a fully functional trial!

* Search over 500,000 English words, references and examples in this 30th anniversary edition of the Collins’ flagship dictionary.
* Let the Thesaurus help you find that tantalizing solution to tricky language clues with over 377,000 synonyms and antonyms.

Dictionary Features:

* Latest vocabulary, based upon Collins’ 2.5 billion word database
* 6,000 biographical entries
* Key expressions and example sentences
* Usage notes give advice on using the right word in the right place
* Cultural notes on life and language
* Thousands of etymologies trace the roots of modern English
* A clear design that makes this dictionary accessible and easy to use

Thesaurus Features:

* Key synonyms for each sense, offering the most helpful alternative
* Opposites provide you with another way of expressing yourself
* A wide range of Idioms and phrases included
* Related words to help you expand your vocabulary
* Cross-references
* Quotations add wit, sparkle and originality
* Illustrative examples from real English show how the entry word is used
* Usage and regional labels to help you identify areas of usage
* Extensive coverage of English as an international language
* 550 Subject word lists add an extra dimension to your vocabulary

A search tool

Featuring various search options to help you find the words you need more easily, including:
* A quick search of words while you type
* A 'fuzzy filter' for when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a word
* A 'keyword' search for finding key words within phrasal verbs
* A wild card search facility which can replace a letter or a group of letters
* A learning tool

The dictionary app includes a number of features which help you to expand your vocabulary further:
* A 'Favourites' feature allows you to create your own categories and lists of words
* Your last visited words are all saved in your 'History', so that you can quickly look back at recently checked words
* Discover a new word every day with the 'Daily' feature
* Ability to have dictionary Word of the Day as a widget on the device home screen
* See words in context with example sentences
* Online and offline modes supported; the offline mode allows you to download the whole dictionary and work independently from data connections

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Collins English + Thesaurus TR
Collins English + Thesaurus TR
Collins English + Thesaurus TR
Collins English + Thesaurus TR
Collins English + Thesaurus TR
Collins English + Thesaurus TR

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  • Graham Williams, Jun 5, 2010

    I'm very, very new to HTC

    I've just downloaded COLLINS English and Thesaurus as a zip file onto my computer - now what do I do?