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At english dictionary we seek to promote knowledge of English language in an accessible way and with a new approach to the traditional English dictionary. Dictionaries are boring and packed full of abbreviations. While english dictionary is a powerful search tool for English definitions and synonyms, we have opted for a fun, more intuitive design, accompanied by a multitude of graphics and images. With english dictionary any word is also a good excuse for finding out about current related news items or exploring extract from English books to expand understanding. It is ideal if you study English as a second/foreign language.

The search tendencies for each word are an indicator of society's current concerns. We have also compiled the most relevant words and created lists of English words. The translations complemented by maps will help us to find out a bit more about the different languages on our planet.


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