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Macquarie Concise Australian Dictionary

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*Macquarie Dictionary is the official dictionary of The Great Australian Spelling Bee.*

The Macquarie Concise Australian Dictionary app provides users with a comprehensive, authoritative and up-to-date reference of Australian English. The app answers the needs of users on matters of spelling, pronunciation and usage for the complete record of English as it is used in Australia, from the colourfully colloquial to the highly technical.

Based on the Macquarie Concise Dictionary Sixth Edition and equivalent to a 1440-page book retailing at A$50, the app includes:

• Over 124,000 definitions
• Over 59,000 words and phrases
• 22,000 word origins or etymologies
• Over 25,000 audio pronunciations*
• IPA pronunciations
• Usage notes

• Simple and fast search
• Fuzzy and wildcard search options
• Voice search
• Browse through entries
• Bookmark entries
• Recent search list
• Cross-reference links

• Note-taking feature
• Options to share content
• Access anytime without an internet connection
• Compatible with VoiceOver (iOS)

(Note: access to audio pronunciations requires internet connection.)

This app is from the publishers of the popular, authoritative Macquarie Dictionary -- Australia's national dictionary. The Macquarie Dictionary continues to change, adapt and re-adjust to reflect Australian language.

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