Advanced English Dictionary for Windows 8

A downloadable English dictionary for Windows 8


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  • Category Language & Translation
  • Program license Free
  • Version
  • Works under: Windows 8.1 / Windows 8
  • Program available in English
  • Program by Cosmos Chong

Searching for the definition of words is easy by using the Advanced English Dictionary Windows 8 program.

This is one of the larger dictionaries that you can download for Windows 8. There are over 200,000 entries, making it easy to find what you're looking for whether it's a word that has been around for centuries or one of the slang words that have been recently added to the English language.

The layout of the dictionary is very clean and simple. All you have to do is perform a search of the word that you're looking for in the bar at the top of the screen, and you will be directed to the proper definition. There are sometimes sentences constructed with the words as well as a pronunciation for the word.

One of the advantages of this program is that you don't have to enter the entire word in order to get a search result. All you have to do is begin typing the first few letters of the word that you're looking for to see some of the possibilities before clicking on what you need. You will also see homonyms and synonyms for words. The American and English pronunciation of each word is given.

Because the program is so simple to use, it doesn't take a lot of skill to set up the program and begin using it for the home, office or school. Most words are displayed with few errors. There are some words that you have to pay attention to, as there could be more than one meaning, but overall, this is a program that takes the place of using a printed dictionary.


  • Thousands of words
  • Easy to use
  • Displays parts of the word with the definition


  • Words could be updated more often
  • Hearing the words would be helpful
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