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Oxford Spanish Dictionary app review: get the meanings of Spanish words at your fingertips



Spanish is a widely spoken language in the world. Oxford Spanish Dictionary is an app developed by Mobile Systems to provide users with accurate meanings to various Spanish words and phrases. It is compatible with iPhone and iPad devices. 

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Oxford Spanish Dictionary


Get Correct Meanings of Various Spanish Words

Oxford Spanish Dictionary is an internationally recognized application that is used by language professionals to look up meaning of various Spanish words. The developers have worked hard to provide meaning of over 300,000 phrases and words. Hence, chances of missing a word or phrase meaning on this app are very slim. In additional there are over 500,000 translations as well as usage and grammatical information for both languages to help understand the language better.

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To ensure that it delivers on its promises, a number of academic advisors, editors, and experts in this language were involved. In addition, the database was thoroughly checked to ensure that the information is accurate. Just like other global dialects, new words are composed every year. The administrators have put in place working protocols that ensures that all new words and translations are added to the database in both English and Spanish. The translations are based on a number of topics such as politics, ecology, technology, and industry.

Best Features

Oxford Spanish Dictionary is no doubt a great language app. The search tool is one of the major features that place it miles ahead of other conventional applications in the world. This feature will help you find a particular word or phrase in seconds by displaying predictions of the words as you continue typing. There is also a fuzzy filter that you can use if you are not sure about the correct spelling of a word. You can also use keyword search to find key words within a group of compound words. There is also a wild card search function that is designed to help you replace part of the word or a letter to ensure that you get the correct spelling.

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The learning tool is another major feature that you should lookout for in this application. As the name suggest, this feature is designed to help you learn both Spanish and English language smarter. Here, you will be able to add specific words from the huge database to your favorite folders such as cross curriculum words.

The app also records all words that you have searched for in the history tab. Hence, you can click on this tab to find words that you recently searched for fast. If you are not sure about how to use some words in a sentence, the app will show you using examples. Finally, the special language notes will help you get in-depth information about this language.

Oxford Spanish Dictionary


Pros and Cons


  • Intuitive search feature
  • No Internet access is required
  • Huge database that is updated regularly


  • It is prone to bugs and malware

Final Thoughts

Oxford Spanish Dictionary is a great app that you can use to get meanings of various Spanish and English languages. It is easy to use and your device does not have to be connected to the Internet. 


Oxford Spanish Dictionary

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