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Description

The complete Collins COBUILD Advanced Dictionary • Made specially for learners of English • Over 146,000 words, meanings and examples • Thousands of notes on grammar and ways to use words • No internet connection needed.

Collins is one of the top makers of English language dictionaries in the world. Its language specialists make use of large amounts of language data to create up-to-date dictionaries with many examples and grammatical information. The word descriptions are designed specially to help language users know how and when to best use a word.

This app contains the full version of the Collins COBUILD Advanced Dictionary, 6th edition, 2009.

Dictionary features include:
• 41,000 word entries and 105,000 text samples including all frequently used words.
• a long list of phrasal verbs with detailed descriptions of their meaning.
• meanings explained using commonly used words only, so learners can easily understand entries.
• British and American English vocabulary. British/American-only words are specially marked.
• explanations and examples use natural sounding, commonly used grammar and expressions.
• thousands of examples of real English showing learners how a word is normally used.
• audio files with American native speakers‘ pronunciation of words and sentences.
• a pronunciation guide (IPA) with word stress shown next to each word entry.
• large amount of grammatical information:
-- parts of speech (noun, verb, adj. etc.) of each word.
-- irregular verb forms and noun plurals.
-- which prepositions are used with which verbs and adjectives.
-- whether a noun is countable or non-countable.
• no internet connection needed to use dictionary

--Search Features—
• Wildcard search: enter “?” or “*” in place of a letter when you are unsure of the spelling (e.g., “man*ver” retrieves the word “maneuver”).
• search for similar words: e.g. clicking on “adding” in an entry yields a list of similar and derivative words: “addition”, “additional”, “additive”, “addition reaction”.
• Browse through the dictionary alphabetically or flip from one entry to the next with a flick of a finger.
• link to Google so that you can search for more information on particular words.

--Special features for revising vocabulary—
• History menu lists all your recent word searches.
• save words and expressions to any number of flashcard folders.
• mark flashcard words which need you still need to memorize.

** In order to conform to iOS guidelines, we have had to raise the lowest compatible iOS version to 8.0 **

--DioDict 3 dictionary engine for iPhone—
DioDict is the number one brand in mobile phone dictionary software market. A dedicated team of over 100 developers, planners and quality control specialists work together to create high quality software using the latest language technology. Our dictionaries are tested thoroughly before release and are pre-installed on a large range of mobile phones old and new, including Samsung and LG smartphones.

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Our company name is now 'SELVAS AI' officially changed from DIOTEK.
The new name reflects our dedication to Artificial Intelligence technology, all of us at SELVAS AI strive to do our best for our customers.

 $24.99 in iOS App Store

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Version History

Launched Nov 13, 2009 (over 9 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 4 months, on average.

May 16
2018
(Current)
Version 3.7.9

- Change customer inquiry method
- Other bugs fix

Dec 08
2017
Version 3.7.8

A. Fixed the problem that handwriting recognition input does not work
B. Add consent popup for user information collection of "Feedback"
C. Other bug fixes

Nov 01
2017
Version 3.7.7

A. Fixed the problem that the back word list is not visible when hand writing in full screen mode.
B. Change list control behavior in full screen handwriting mode.
C. support over iOS 9 only.
D. iOS 11 support.
E. Other bug fixes.

Mar 01
2017
Version 3.7.6

A.BI change
B.support over iOS 8 only
C.added iCloud backup function for Flashcard

Feb 29
2016
Version 3.7.4

- minor bug fixes

Nov 03
2014
Version 3.7.3

minor bug fixes

Jan 21
2014
Version 3.7.2

minor bug fixes

Dec 13
2013
Version 3.7.1

minor bug fixes

Oct 20
2013
Version 3.7.0

replaced TTS engine

Sep 09
2013
Version 3.6.9

Minor bug fixes

Jun 28
2013
Version 3.6.8

minor bug fixes

Apr 02
2013
Version 3.6.7

TTS UK deleted (maintain America native speaker's pronunciation)
icon changed
support for iPhone5 resolutions
minor bug fixes

Dec 20
2011
Version 3.6.2

Christmas Event

Nov 07
2011
Version 3.6.0

- app skin can now be configured in the settings menu
- added the link of mobile page in About menu
- bug fixes

Oct 11
2011
Version 3.5.5

- app skin can now be configured in the settings menu
- enabled interconnectivity with external applications so that external applications can now launch our dictionary app.
- iPad: width of dictionary entry view is now configurable.
- bug fixes

Jul 26
2011
Version 3.5.1

iPad native support
New feedback link
Minor bug fixes

Jun 13
2011
Version 3.5.0

iPad native support
Minor bug fixes

Feb 15
2011
Version 3.1.1

- increased the range of firmware supported from iOS v3.0 to v4.0
- corrected errors which occur when running on iOS versions below v4.2

Feb 05
2011
Version 3.1.0

- Allows user to make a note on any place of the window
- Supports US and UK pronunciations for the English dictionary
- Added the highlighting function
- Supports changing the font size using Pinch gestures in the Meanings window
- Enhanced GUI and readability
- Changes the dictionary automatically when the keyboard language is changed

* If you upgrade the dictionary application from version 1.0 to 3.0, you must remove the previous version and then install the new version since a lot of changes have been made.

Jan 12
2011
Version 3.0.2

Upgrading to a newer version

Nov 17
2010
Version 1.6.4

Added Copy & Paste function

Aug 03
2010
Version 1.6.3

- Multitasking is available for iPhone OS 4.0
- Setting the keyboard
- The keyboard mode is set as the default when starting and ending the dictionary.
- Bugs have been fixed.

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- iPhone OS 4.0 Multitasking 지원
- 키보드 설정
- 사전의 시작과 종료시, 키보드 모드로 기본 설정
- 버그 수정

Jun 29
2010
Version 1.6.2

- Handwriting Quick Mode has been added.
- A Screen Rotation option has been added.
- The initial access speed has been improved.
- Several bugs have been fixed.

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- Handwriting Quick Mode 추가
- Screen Rotation 옵션 추가
- 초기 진입 속도 개선
- 버그 수정

Jan 30
2010
Version 1.5.2

Bug fixed (error of History function)

Jan 15
2010
Version 1.5.1

** Version 1.5.1 **
Urgent modification of hyperlink error.

** Version 1.5 **
Free update of Vivid Sound Study(TTS) and Handwriting.
Several Bugs requested on reviews are fixed.

We have a plan to update to version 1.6 next month.
The version 1.6 will be update as below :
Improve handwriting searching function & Supporting performance improvement continuingly.

Jan 14
2010
Version 1.5

Free update of Vivid Sound Study(TTS) and Handwriting.
Several Bugs requested on reviews are fixed.

We have a plan to update to ver. 1.6 next month.
The ver. 1.6 will be update as below :
Improve handwriting searching function & Supporting performance improvement continuingly.

Nov 12
2009
Version 1.1.0

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