“The addition of free bilingual dictionaries to Oxford Dictionaries Online is yet another example of Oxford University Press’s commitment to providing quality language resources,” said Head of Marketing Daniel Stewart. “Everyone from the language student to the holiday-maker has turned to a bilingual dictionary at some point, and by offering free bilingual dictionaries online we hope to make high-quality resources for language translation and language learning that little bit more accessible.”
“We currently update our free online dictionary four times a year, with new words and senses, so we will now be able to offer translations of up-to-date vocabulary in French, German, Italian, and Spanish,” added Daniel Stewart. “Whether it is to check a word’s spelling or meaning, our users can improve their language skills for free using Oxford Dictionaries.”
About Oxford Dictionaries
Oxford Dictionaries is part of Oxford University Press, a department of the University of Oxford. The Oxford Dictionaries website provides a free online dictionary of current English. This online dictionary features Oxford definitions of words, along with advice on correct grammar, British spelling and American spelling, and punctuation, plus guidelines to help people to improve their English usage.
As well as the English dictionary the site offers free online bilingual dictionaries in French, German, Italian, and Spanish. With one click, translate English-French / French-English, English-German / German-English, English-Italian / Italian-English, or English-Spanish / Spanish-English.
Oxford Dictionaries Online also features word games including hangman, the Oxford Dictionaries Spelling Challenge, crosswords, and an FAQ section that answers questions like ‘How many words are there in the English Language?’ Subscribers to the professional Oxford Dictionaries Pro website gain access to additional English language resources for writers, including an Oxford thesaurus.
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