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Dictionaries for the EAP Toolkit

Oxford Learner's Dictionaries

A free online English dictionary which also provides pronunciation guides, word lists and a word of the month, provided by Oxford University Press.

Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary Online

A free online English dictionary, which also provides translation and grammar resources, supplied by Cambridge University Press.

Longman English Dictionary of Contemporary English Online

A free online dictionary which does not require the accurate spelling of words to search.

Collins Online English Dictionary

A free online English dictionary which draws on extensive language databases to provide definitions which cover both British and American English as well as a range of specific subject areas.

Reverso Online Dictionary

A free online dictionary which explains the use of words and phrases in natural language and provides examples of the required words in context.

LEXILOGOS Dictionary

A free online set of resources for the study of languages which features a multitude of online language dictionaries.

A free online resource for English definitions, synonyms, word origins, audio pronunciations, example sentences, slang phrases, idioms, word gaes, legal and medical terms and more.

OneLook Dictionary Search

An online search tool allowing you to find definitions and related words.

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