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Description

This new version of Oxford Advanced Learner’s English-Chinese Dictionary incorporates the latest 8th edition and many new features.

***FEATURES***
*184,500 words, phrases and meanings. Find your word in any phrase or example in the dictionary. No internet connection required for looking up meanings.
*1,000 new words and meanings, e.g. cloud computing, up-sell, zero-carbon, in addition to other content updates
*New usage note boxes, including Collocations and Language Bank
*New real-voice audio for words (no internet required) and examples (internet required), British and American English both supported. New auto-play feature for audio of headwords.
*New tappable illustrations, topic-based and coloured
*Enhanced Bookmarks - alphabetical and chronological sort-ordering, Notepad, Learning Status settings, export word list and notes
*New Flash Cards feature to help you with vocabulary learning
*Word Lists added – learn the Oxford 3000 most important words, topic words, etc.
*New Reader and App Extension – allows you to look up the dictionary instantly while reading
*New Quick Access feature – quickly jump to the different parts of an entry
*Geographical names with audio (internet required) and Common first names added to Reference Section
*Traditional and simplified Chinese characters both supported
*Tap on any word or label to look up what they mean
*Wildcard search - use “?” or “*” when you are not sure about the spelling
*Use My View to choose how much information appears in the dictionary entry, e.g. hide examples, English definitions
*Inter-app search if you also own the Oxford Business English Dictionary (English-Chinese 2nd edition)

NOTE: This is an English-Chinese dictionary. It does not provide Chinese to English search functions.

 $28.99 in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Jun 26, 2015 (almost 4 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 2 months, on average.

Jul 13
2018
(Current)
Version 1.8.5

- CSS of the A-Z entry failed to load in the last release.

Jul 12
2018
Version 1.8.4

- Fixed a CSS bug which caused the Idioms/Phrasal Verbs missing from the Entry result screen

Jul 08
2018
Version 1.8.3

Fixed a bug which caused the Alert to show up abnormally.

Jun 26
2018
Version 1.8.2

- Corrected some content errors.

Jun 15
2018
Version 1.8.1

- Roll back to v1.7.1

Jun 14
2018
Version 1.8

- Fixed some issues in Content
- The new "Oxford English-Chinese Dictionaries" app had been released. The new app includes this title and "Oxford Learner's Thesaurus" and "Oxford Collocations Dictionary (2nd edition). Existing Advanced Learner's user can activate the Oxford Advanced Learner's English-Chinese Dictionary (8th edition) in the new app for free.

Jan 02
2018
Version 1.7.1

- Bug fixes

Dec 14
2017
Version 1.7

- Dictionary content updates
- Support for the new 5.8" display
- Bug fixes

Aug 26
2017
Version 1.6

- Fixed bookmarks related crashes

Mar 30
2017
Version 1.5.1

- Font size setting on iOS 10.3 fixed

Feb 27
2017
Version 1.5

- Dictionary content updates
- Search Chinese in definitions and examples
- Bug fixes

Jul 15
2016
Version 1.4.1

- App no longer crashes when a word is cut or copied from the Search field

Jul 06
2016
Version 1.4

- Dictionary content updates
- Automatically search copied word in split-screen
- For Bookmarks Sync, added “Replace iCloud Data” option to overwrite iCloud data with device data
- Sync Settings migrated to CloudKit to fix slowdowns
- Arrow buttons to browse Bookmarks/History/Word Lists more easily on an iPhone
- Select words from History for Flash Cards
- Other bug fixes

Mar 18
2016
Version 1.3

- Fixed a bug that affected Slide Over / Split View mode
- Fixed the inter-app search between OALECD and OBEDEC
- Content updates

Feb 05
2016
Version 1.2

- Support for Multitasking on iPad - the app can now be used in Slide Over / Split View mode
- Pull-to-refresh gesture added in Bookmarks/History to manually fetch records from iCloud
- Derivatives, idioms and phrasal verbs can now be added to Bookmarks
- Example sentences can now be played at a slower speed (Settings > Audio)
- Bug fixes
- Content updates

Sep 02
2015
Version 1.1

- Minor bug fixes
- Content updates

Jun 27
2015
Version 1.0

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