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Merriam-Webster, Inc.

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20 MB

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Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8
  • Windows Phone 7.5

App requires

  • owner identity
  • photo, music, and video libraries
  • data services
  • phone dialer
  • web browser component
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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Supported languages (2)

English English (United States)
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America's most useful and respected dictionary -- with premium content and no ads.  

In addition to all the definitions from Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, the app includes an integrated thesaurus, example sentences, Word of the Day, Favorites, and more. A great tool for reference, education, and vocabulary building.

The premium content includes over 1000 graphical illustrations, and over 20,000 entries covering people, places, and foreign terms.

* No ads
* Integrated Thesaurus: Synonyms & Antonyms
* Example Sentences
* Audio Pronunciations
* Word of the Day
* Biographic and Geographic entries
* Foreign words and phrases used in English
* Graphical Illustrations
* Favorites
* Recent History - lets you keep track of the words you've looked up 

No internet connection is required to view any of the definitions (although you do need a connection to view illustrations and hear audio pronunciations).
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  • by User 12/12/2014
    Audio and etymology are plus points.
  • by Alicia 12/6/2014
    The word of the day does not include pronunciation. I would not recommend until this feature is added.
  • by Nima 12/5/2014
    Please update it.such as Android one
  • by karen 11/29/2014
    Need voices request
  • by MICHAEL 11/24/2014
    Great app for my Lumia phone. I give it three stars for now because I've only had it for one day. Not to mention the app doesn't take up a lot of memory on my phone. I'll update in another few months....
  • by Shawn 10/29/2014
    When typing certain words the app closes!!
  • by Tim 10/24/2014
    When no connection no sound
  • by James 10/17/2014
    Doesn't work without data plan
  • by Lisa 10/2/2014
    Stopped working. Please fix now!!!!
  • by soo 9/28/2014
    I used to comment that it's 'The best among dictionary apps for wp8 so far.' But now, I would like to urge the dev of this app to update it cos:1. The daily word section is unable to load;and 2. It crashed when I was looking for certain words;