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Description

Whether you're just starting out studying French or want to extend your knowledge of the language, the Collins French Dictionary is the ideal tool to help you understand and communicate. You'll find comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of words and phrases, along with French updated to the new spelling reform. There's an in-depth treatment of difficult words, along with cultural notes that provide insights into the life in French-speaking countries, both in France and abroad.

LATEST APP UPDАТES:
 • Learn in style with any of the four colorful new themes – The colorful layout will turn your learning experience into an enjoyable routine. Customize your dictionary and benefit from the cheerful mood your favorite color brings you.
 • Dive right into the intricacies of the language - With new and convenient Home page, sleeker and more intuitive visual layout, as well as innovations in the speed of searches, you can get to the desired entry faster than ever.

SEARCH TOOLS - quickly find words with the clear, functional, and easy-to-use interface.
Designed to provide the most comprehensive search experience, the dictionary combines several search tools to match or predict what are you looking for, including:
 • Search autocomplete helps you find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type.
 • Keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases.
 • Camera search looks up words in the camera viewfinder and displays results in seconds.
 • Voice search helps you find an entry when you don’t know how a word is spelled.

Looking for a specific word but don't know how it's spelled? We've got you covered with our automatic ‘Fuzzy filter’ to correct word spelling, as well as ‘Wild card’ ('*' or '?') to replace a letter or entire parts of a word.

LEARNING TOOLS - engaging features that help you further enhance your vocabulary. Designed to give you freedom to structure your studies, the dictionary combines several learning tools to help you be more organized, including:
 • ‘Favorites’ that allow you to create custom folders with lists of words.
 • Recent list which helps you to easily review looked-up words.
 • Swipe-to-delete functionality in the Recent and Favorites menus.
 • Word-of-the-day option to teach you a new word every day.

Feel excited by the new word or definition you just learned? Share your discovery with friends on social media, email or any other option available on your device.

 $14.99 in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Apr 23, 2009 (about 10 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 11 months, on average.

Jul 11
2018
(Current)
Version 10.0.11

• Four new colorful themes.
• Delete and sort entries with Favorites/Recent list.
• General bug fixes and improvements.

Oct 19
2017
Version 10.0.3

• iOS 11 support!
• Complete visual redesign
• New Home view for quick access to the most frequently used functions
• Now Swipe to delete entries from the Favorites and Recent menus
• Navigate the Word of the Day entries by swiping
• Recently viewed entries will appear at the top of the search field
• Bug fixes

Jan 23
2017
Version 8.5.4

NEW! Invite friends - Share the app with your friends and let them know about this great reference tool!
NEW! Shortcuts for iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S+ and iPhone7 users only:
* invite and share with friends;
* review 'Word of the day' entries;
* access the camera look-up feature;
* search within the extensive database of the dictionary.

Sep 13
2016
Version 8.2.2

* Bug fixes
* Performance improvements

Sep 02
2015
Version 8.1.3

* Completely redesigned user experience for faster navigation
* Ability to share word definitions via installed apps on your device
* Fun ‘Word of the Day’ feature
* Performance improvements

Nov 06
2014
Version 6.1.3

* Optimized for iOS 8.
* New user interface with improved search engine for optimal results.

Feb 02
2013
Version 5.2.22

*Optimized for iOS 5
* Two-pane user interface (for iPad)
* Fun games such as ‘Hangman’, ‘Word scramble’ and ‘Anagrams’ give the opportunity to use newly learnt words
* Favorites’ feature allows you to create your own categories and lists of words

Aug 18
2010
Version 3.02

Bug fixing

Jun 30
2010
Version 3.01

Optimized for iOS 4

Jun 03
2010
Version 3.0

Optimized to support iPad devices

Apr 24
2009
Version 2.1

Previous 3 versions
 

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