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Description

A comprehensive dictionary with 775,000 keywords, phrases and translations.

Do you talk to German or English friends in your spare time? Do you read or write in German or English in a wide range of subjects – privately or even professionally? Do you deal with German or English-speaking partners in your everyday working life?

About the contents:
• Both language directions (German-English and English-German)
• Current and comprehensive vocabulary containing around 315,000 keywords and phrases and more than 460,000 translations
• With context examples, information on language use and lots of information on grammar
• With American, Australian as well as Austrian and Swiss German vocabulary
• With info boxes for country and people, grammar. Typical mistakes and help with the wording of sentences

What can the app do?
• This application provides 100% offline functionality.
• NEW! Optimised multitasking on the iPad (iOS 10): Slide Over lets you use a second app without ever leaving the first app. Use Split View to open and use two apps simultaneously, allowing you to, for example, look something up in the dictionary while reading your emails or writing messages.
• NEW! 3D touch support: tap a keyword lightly on the iPhone and see a preview of the dictionary entry with Peek. Tap on the icon for the PONS dictionary app to open the menu with the main dictionary functions (Quick Actions) and navigate directly to the chosen function within the dictionary.
• NEW – for the visually impaired and the blind! Activate the VoiceOver screen reader function to have the selected function keys and dictionary entry elements read out aloud.
• Direct look-up: Simply select a text in Safari, tap the share button and choose a dictionary. All of the words in the text that can be looked-up are then displayed.
• Look-ups from other applications: Copy individual words or whole sentences to the Clipboard, switch back to the dictionary app and individually look up all the words.
• Learn vocabulary: You can define words that you would like to learn as a vocabulary card. This allows vocabulary to be learned quickly and effectively.
• Have fun learning basic vocabulary: five learning games are available – Memory, Word Combination, Word Snake, Alphabet Soup and Professional test – so that you can have fun while mastering the basic vocabulary.
• Listen to numerous keywords spoken by native speakers and practise your pronunciation: available for German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian
• Use the full-text search to find examples.

About PONS:
PONS has been developing green materials for learning languages for life for over 30 years: from classic dictionaries and grammar aids to audio and software language courses right up to free online services.

www.pons.com
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 $22.99 in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Aug 18, 2008 (almost 11 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 4 months, on average.

Mar 13
2017
(Current)
Version 3.80.66

• Optimised user-friendliness.
• Optimised multitasking on the iPad thanks to Slide Over and Split View (iOS 10).
• 3D touch support.
• With VoiceOver – for the visually impaired and the blind.

We look forward to your feedback: Send your questions and suggestions to kundenservice@pons.de.

Feb 29
2016
Version 3.59.506

Do you want to learn new words? Just add a word to the vocabulary flash cards.

We´re happy to answer your questions and comments, which you can email to kundenservice@pons.de

Sep 12
2015
Version 3.59.23

NEW: Translate easily in iBooks or Safari via your clipboard.

We are happy to receive your feedback: Send your questions and suggestions to kundenservice@pons.de

Feb 18
2015
Version 3.58.240

NEW: Directly look up words in Safari! (iOS 8) To get the translations you need simply select your text, click on Share and choose the dictionary you want to use. You will need to have added your chosen dictionary via Share and the option “More” beforehand.

+ Optimized for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

+ Optimized loading time

+ Bug fix for iPad Air

We´re happy to answer your questions and comments, which you can email to kundenservice@pons.de

Oct 28
2014
Version 3.56.489

Quick search, taking you directly to your translation (highlight the word and tap the push notification), is now automatically turned on.

We´re happy to answer your questions and comments, which you can email to info@pons.de .

Sep 27
2014
Version 3.56.343

This dictionary now supports iOS 8 and is still compatible with iOS 7.

Faster to your translation: when you mark a word in another App the link to the translation in this dictionary appears at the top of the screen (push notification).

Have fun learning basic vocabulary: Three learning games are available – Memory, Word Combination, Word Snake, Alphabet Soup and Professional test – so that you can have fun while mastering the basic vocabulary.

We´re happy to answer your questions and comments, which you can email to info@pons.de

Dec 16
2013
Version 3.37

* Sound also works in “Do Not Disturb” mode

Nov 05
2013
Version 3.35

* optimized for iOS 7
*Full-text search: Find examples with perfect ease
* Handwriting recognition: Enter the search word in your own handwriting
* New Layout

Feb 22
2013
Version 3.29

Minor bug fixes

Dec 19
2012
Version 3.25

New! iPhone 5 support

Aug 20
2012
Version 3.20.2

Minor bug fixes

Aug 13
2012
Version 3.20.1

Minor bug fixes

May 11
2012
Version 3.19

Minor bug fixes

Feb 23
2012
Version 3.17

Fixed scrolling bug.

Feb 15
2012
Version 3.16

Minor bug fixes

Feb 06
2012
Version 3.15

- Bugfix: Flash Cards are either not affected by updates or can be transferred from older versions.
- Simple navigation with optimized browser functions.
- By copying to the clipboard, vocabulary from other applications can be looked up directly (multitasking).
- Direct access to translations, pronunciation function, and overview of word forms via the context menu.

Nov 17
2011
Version 3.11

- Bugfix: Flash Cards are either not affected by updates or can be transferred from older versions.
- Simple navigation with optimized browser functions.
- By copying to the clipboard, vocabulary from other applications can be looked up directly (multitasking).
- Direct access to translations, pronunciation function, and overview of word forms via the context menu.

Jul 08
2011
Version 2.42

• Minor bug fixes.

Mar 17
2011
Version 2.37

• Minor bug fixes.

Aug 28
2010
Version 2.35

• Updated dictionary base.
• Minor bug fixes.

Jun 22
2010
Version 2.32

New! Landscape mode support!

May 27
2010
Version 2.30

New! Landscape mode support!

Sep 22
2009
Version 2.22

Now you can clear your search history!

Aug 19
2009
Version 2.21

We added a History clean feature for your convenience. Now you can simply erase your previous history entries and start a new translation session.

Aug 01
2009
Version 2.20

We added a History clean feature for your convenience. Now you can simply erase your previous history entries and start a new translation session.

Apr 28
2009
Version 2.10

Flash Card Quiz enables you to add new words to flash cards and test your knowledge as many times as you wish. The program will decide what words you have learned on the basis of statistics. The more often you get the right answer, the more rarely you will be asked to translate this word.

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